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The nerve stimulation technique versus the loss of resistance technique for the posterior approach to lumbar plexus block: a randomized, prospective, observer-blinded, pilot study.

Authors
  • Danelli, G
  • Ghisi, D
  • Bellinghieri, F
  • Borghi, B
  • Fanelli, G
  • Chelly, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva anestesiologica
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2011
Volume
77
Issue
10
Pages
959–963
Identifiers
PMID: 21952595
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Nerve stimulation allowed faster readiness for surgery than loss of resistance. Nevertheless, the two techniques seem to be comparable in terms of local anesthetic consumption, morphine requirements and pain scores.

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