US-Guided Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Analgesia During Endovenous Laser Ablation


YILMAZ S., ÇEKEN K., Alimoglu E., Sindel T.

CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.36, no.1, pp.150-157, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00270-012-0366-4
  • Journal Name: CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-157
  • Keywords: Nerve block, Varicose veins/therapy, Sclerotherapy/methods, ANESTHESIA
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Endovenous laser ablation may be associated with significant pain when performed under standard local tumescent anesthesia. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of femoral and sciatic nerve blocks for analgesia during endovenous ablation in patients with lower extremity venous insufficiency.