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The accuracy with which clinicians can locate nerves and blood vessels has increased greatly with the development of portable handheld ultrasound scanners, and no specialty has felt the benefit more than anesthesia. This practical atlas of ultrasound anatomy addresses the two main challenges for anyone learning ultrasound-guided techniques: 1. Where do I place the probe? 2. What exactly am I looking at? Each nerve block or vascular access site is illustrated with: • An anatomical line illustration • A clinical photograph showing the correct ultrasound probe position • The ultrasound scan • A line illustration of the scan labelled to indicate the salient anatomical features All relevant anatomic regions are included: upper limb, lower limb, neck, thorax and abdomen. Concise notes for each entry indicate scan landmarks and give useful tips and advice on potential complications. Sonoanatomy for Anesthetists is an essential resource for anesthetists, intensivists and chronic pain specialists. Features • Covers all procedures likely to be performed in everyday practice, with each nerve block or vascular access procedure illustrated and explained on a handy double page spread • Concise explanations provide practical tips for procedures and probe locations • Explanatory line diagrams accompany each scan, identifying the relevant anatomical structures and providing a guide for interpretation Table of Contents Introduction Part I. Upper Limb: 1. Suprascapular nerve 2. Supraclavicular brachial plexus 3. Interscalene brachial plexus 4. Infraclavicular brachial plexus 5. Axillary brachial plexus 6. Radial nerve in upper arm 7. Medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm 8. Lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm 9. Median nerve in the cubital fossa 10. Median nerve in the forearm 11. Ulnar nerve in the forearm 12. Radial nerve in the forearm 13. Median nerve at the wrist 14. Ulnar nerve at the wrist Part II. Lower Limb: 15. Femoral nerve 16. Lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh 17. Obturator nerve 18. Sciatic nerve at the gluteal fold 19. Sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa 20. Posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh 21. Common peroneal nerve 22. Saphenous nerve in the lower leg 23. Sural nerve in the calf 24. Posterior tibial nerve in the lower leg 25. Deep peroneal nerve 26. Superficial peroneal nerve 27. Saphenous nerve in the thigh 28. Sural nerve in the lower leg 29. Posterior tibial nerve at the ankle 30. Sural nerve at the ankle Part III. Back: 31. Sonoanatomy of the lumbar spine 32. Lumbar plexus 33. Sonoanatomy of the thoracic spine 34. The thoracic paravertebral 35. Sonoanatomy of the cervical spine 36. Medial branch of the posterior primary ramus 37. Sonoanatomy of the sacrum 38. Ultrasound in the caudal epidural Part IV. Neck: 39. Greater occipital nerve 40. Greater auricular nerve 41. Superficial cervical plexus 42. Deep cervical plexus 43. Stellate ganglion Part V. Abdomen: 44. Subcostal TAP 45. Lower TAP 46. Ilioinguinal nerve 47. Rectus sheath Part VI. Vascular Access: 48. IJV 49. Femoral vein 50. Radial artery 51. Subclavin vein Index.
Cambridge University Press
November 8, 2012
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