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Thyroidectomy under local analgesia: the anatomical basis of cervical blocks.
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PMID:  2774445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper describes the anatomical compartments of the neck and their innervation, followed by details of superficial, deep and modified cervical blocks which can be performed during thyroidectomy. Advantages and disadvantages of each technique are discussed. Superficial and deep cervical blocks leave some structures unaffected. A modified cervical block is described which can be used to overcome these difficulties.
K L Yerzingatsian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0035-8843     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  1989 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-09-28     Completed Date:  1989-09-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Neck / anatomy & histology*,  innervation
Nerve Block / methods*
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Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1990 Jan;72(1):67   [PMID:  2301908 ]

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