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Anesthesiology Case Reports

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Ultrasound Guided Axillary Block for Upper Limb Surgery, Rural Experience

Author(s): Rabesalama Fanojomaharavo T*, Randrianjaka H F, Randriamarolahy A H, Riel AM, Rajaonera AT

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.


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