saphenous

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Related to saphenous nerve block: lumbar plexus block
Translations

sa·phe·nous

a. safeno-a, rel. a las venas safenas.

saphenous

adj safeno
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They concluded that the combination of a continuous saphenous nerve block with single-dose local infiltration analgesia offered better pain relief on the day of surgery than local infiltration analgesia alone.
If a tourniquet was required for surgery, a saphenous nerve block was performed by a linear subcutaneous infiltration of 5 ml lignocaine 1.
Although it has been suggested that saphenous nerve block is only necessary in 3% of patients taken to foot surgery, (13) a complete rather than a selective block is recommended regardless of the type of surgery, because nerve territories are often superimposed.
Ultrasound-guided trans sartorial perifemoral artery approach for saphenous nerve block.