lumbar plexus


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Related to lumbar plexus: sciatic nerve, lumbar plexus block
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Noun1.lumbar plexus - a lymphatic plexus located along the lower portion of the aorta and iliac vesselslumbar plexus - a lymphatic plexus located along the lower portion of the aorta and iliac vessels
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
2.lumbar plexus - a plexus of nerves formed by the ventral branches of the first four lumbar nerves
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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Neuropathy in this case was attributed to direct trauma to the dorsal divisions of the lumbar plexus along the psoas muscle.
Different PNBs have been investigated for use in arthroplasty patients, with lumbar plexus block (LPB) and femoral nerve block (FNB) being most common.
The ultra low-profile lateral plate features flush screw heads that minimize lumbar plexus irritation.
In contrast, Duarte et al (22) found that patients in the lumbar plexus group required additional analgesia and experienced more pain compared with CEA following hip arthroplasty.
The lumbar plexus veins course close to the neural foramina and exiting nerve roots.
Brachial plexitis and myelitis and herpes-zoster lumbar plexus disorder in patient treated with infliximab.
2) Irreversible damage of the lumbar plexus or femoral nerve may result from entrapment of nerves in the hematoma.
SonoSite's line of transducers provides exceptional visual acuity for imaging the interscalene, supraclavicular, infraclavicular, sciatic, femoral, popliteal, lumbar plexus and other epidurals.
In addition, the number of total blocks and proportion of advanced blocks, such as brachial plexus and lumbar plexus blocks, increased with increased level of training.
Neural supply to the lower extremities is derived from two main plexuses: the lumbar plexus, which is comprised of the anterior rami of the L1-L4 spinal nerves, and the sacral plexus, which is made-up of the anterior rami of the S1-S4 spinal nerves (Fig.
ON-Q C-bloc is connected after the surgery to a lumbar plexus catheter (a tiny tube) placed by an anesthesiologist on the acute interventional post-operative pain service.