nerve block

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nerve block

[′nərv ‚bläk]
(neuroscience)
Interruption of impulse transmission through a nerve.
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This is especially true for patients receiving regional anesthesia who may not fully understand the benefits of nerve blocks and other regional anesthesia procedures aimed at preventing postoperative pain.
The following study was conducted to compare the pain-levels in supraorbital/supratrochlear (SO/ST) nerve blocks with and without the use of vibration in patients undergoing hair restoration.
All obturator nerve blocks were carried out by a single investigator not involved in further peri-operative care of those patients.
Peripheral nerve blocks for lower limb surgery-a choice anaesthetic technique for patients with a recent myocardial infraction?
Medical company Milestone Scientific (NYSE MKT:MLSS) revealed on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to market and distribute its anesthetic delivery instrument for maxillary nerve block procedures in horses via Kentucky-based MILA International (MILA), a designer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of veterinary products.
After light sedation and retrobulber nerve block the wooden splinter was carefully removed using an artery forceps.
According to recent investigations, nerve blocks are fast becoming an alternative treatment for headaches, and our results suggest that repeated GON blocks either with prophylactic agents or alone can be considered an effective management tool in migraine treatment.
The aim of this pilot study was to analyze changes in pressure measurements following motor nerve block and selective tibial neurotomy in adults with spastic equinovarus foot.
Background and Objectives: Repivacaine, a long acting local anaesthetic, less toxic than bupivacaine is now being used in peripheral nerve blocks.
Conventional IANB was performed by depositing anesthetic agent of 2ml of 2% lignocaine hydrochloride (Septodent France) and epinephrine 1: 100,000 using 27-gauge disposable needle in pterygomandibular space while retrieving needle lingual nerve block, and after withdrawing needle long buccal nerve blocks were also performed in both groups.