Nerve Block

Conventional Radiofrequency Ablation More Effective Than Pulsed Radiofrequency for Perineal Pain

Conventional Radiofrequency Ablation More Effective Than Pulsed Radiofrequency for Perineal Pain

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In patients with chronic non-oncological perineal pain, ganglion impar block with conventional radiofrequency may result in improved pain relief compared with pulsed radiofrequency ablation.

Regional Nerve Block May Provide Effective Pain Relief In Hip Fracture

Regional Nerve Block May Provide Effective Pain Relief In Hip Fracture

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The use of a regional nerve block may provide noticeable pain relief, reduce time to first mobilization, and decrease the risk for pneumonia in patients with hip fractures.

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

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Radiofrequency denervation may be ineffective in alleviating chronic low back pain.

Radiofrequency Denervation for Facet Joint Arthropathy-Related Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation for Facet Joint Arthropathy-Related Low Back Pain

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Radiofrequency denervation improved chronic low back pain arising from the facet joints.

Inconsistent Effects of Dexamethasone on Nerve Block Duration

Inconsistent Effects of Dexamethasone on Nerve Block Duration

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The addition of dexamethasone to ropivacaine for prolonged block duration produced highly variable results in healthy subjects.

Stellate Ganglion Block for Postherpetic Neuralgia

Stellate Ganglion Block for Postherpetic Neuralgia

Report demonstrates benefit in severe photophobia secondary to trigeminal postherpetic neuralgia

Local Infiltrative Anesthesia vs Regional Blockade for Post-TKA Pain

Local Infiltrative Anesthesia vs Regional Blockade for Post-TKA Pain

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In this pooled meta-analysis, LIA provided better analgesia at rest in the immediate post-operative period when compared to RB, in addition to preserving quadriceps function.

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