The ultrasound-guided supraclavicular-interscalene (UGSCIS) block: A case report

Oren T. Guttman, Robert J. Soffer, Meg A. Rosenblatt

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Abstract

Providing complete anesthesia to the entire upper extremity remains challenging. We present the use of a novel, updated, regional anesthetic technique-an ultrasound-guided supraclavicular - interscalene block (UGSCIS) - to provide anesthesia and analgesia to a patient with end-stage liver disease who required fixation of a pathologic fracture of the humerus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-64
Number of pages3
JournalPain Practice
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

Keywords

  • Interscalene block
  • Supraclavicular block
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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