nerve block

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nerve block

[′nərv ‚bläk]
(neuroscience)
Interruption of impulse transmission through a nerve.
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Numerous studies on the same topic have documented various soft tissue and bony landmarks [5-22] that would assist clinicians in identifying the location of the IOF for infraorbital nerve block, orthognathic surgery, and reconstructive surgery.
A bilateral infraorbital nerve block was performed initially.
In study done by Jindal et al, mean age of the patients receiving infraorbital nerve block with bupivacaine was 8.48 +/- 7.11 months, 7 which was comparable to our study.
Te infraorbital nerve block ensures the desensitization of the skin of the lip, nostril and face on that side of the level of the foramen, and in the horse, incisors and first two premolars of that same side are also desensitized.