cervical plexus


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cervical plexus

[′sər·və·kəl ′plek·səs]
(neuroscience)
A plexus in the neck formed by the anterior branches of the upper four cervical nerves.
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The aim of our study was to evaluate the hypothesis that the preservation of cervical root branches of the cervical plexus is associated with greater shoulder mobility, less loss of sensation in the face and neck, and better QoL.
No information about preservation or removal of the cervical plexus was given to the examiner who evaluated patients for shoulder mobility, face and neck cutaneous sensation, and QoL.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the benefits efficacy and safety of local cervical plexus block in the performance of carotid endarterectomy in the absence of sophisticated monitoring without compromising patient's or surgeon's comfort at work.
Prospective, randomized comparison of deep or superficial cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy surgery.
5) The great auricular nerve exits the cervical plexus along the posterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and it extends anteriorly along the lateral aspect of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the parotid gland superiorly, where it further divides into anterior and posterior branches.
Comparison of analgesic efficacy between bilateral superficial and combined (superficial and deep) cervical plexus block administered before thyroid surgery.
We report five cases of successful postoperative analgesia after thyroid surgery using an ultrasound-assisted cervical plexus nerve block.
In the present study an effort has made to know the efficacy of bilateral cervical plexus block (4,5) as an anesthetic procedure for thyroid surgeries.
Three patients with localised distal paraesthesia and one patient with signs consistent with unintended cervical plexus blockade were treated conservatively.
We describe a new technique for achieving a deep cervical plexus block using a portable vascular access ultrasound scanner (Site ~ Rite[R] II, Bard Access Systems, Pittsburgh, PA).