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Indirect versus direct measurement of brachial plexus depth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10320180     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
IMPLICATIONS: In this study, we sought to minimize the risk of pneumothorax when approaching the brachial plexus through the supraclavicular fossa by developing a technique that could accurately estimate the depth of the nerves, within a range that is well clear of the lung.
Authors:
P B Cornish; L J Greenfield; M O'Reilly; L Allan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-20     Completed Date:  1999-05-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1113-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brachial Plexus / anatomy & histology*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome / surgery*

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