Neurological complications in regional anesthesia

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Phantila Cholvisudhi
Sudapree Sorasuchart


Background: Over the past decade, regional anesthesia has been obviously increasing popular
especially in peripheral nerve blocks as a result of coming of a variety of guiding aids. By using nerve stimulator, ultrasound guidance, navigator and so on, the anesthesiologists significantly became more interested in performing peripheral nerve blocks. Recently, an issue about regional anesthesia becomes a leading topic in almost all of international conferences of anesthesiology all over the world. Not only to update the new techniques in regional anesthesia, but to consider its sequelaes in neurological complications also are needed to be concerned. This review article is aimed to summarize and update the neurological complications in regional anesthesia in order to help anesthesiologists comprehend and be able to deal with their patients.

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