Author(s): Rabesalama Fanojomaharavo T*, Randrianjaka H F, Randriamarolahy A H, Riel AM, Rajaonera AT
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Ultrasound-guided axillary block is a standard anesthetic
technical for surgery of the lower part of the upper limbs including the arm,
elbow, forearm, wrist and fingers.Methods and results: We carried out a prospective and descriptive study over
03 years on patients undergoing upper limb surgery under ultrasoundguided axillary block, out in the surgery department of the CHDII saint croix Isoanala south Madagascar, rural area. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficiency of ultrasound-guided axillary blocks for upper limb surgery. We included 67 patients with a mean age of 35.53±10.68 years with a predominantly male population. The majority of our patients were
classified ASA I.