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Development of a technique for continuous perineural blockade of the palmar nerves in the distal equine thoracic limb

Development of a technique for continuous perineural blockade of the palmar nerves in the distal equine thoracic limb

Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 35(5): 432-448

Objective: To develop a technique for placing continuous peripheral nerve block (CPNB) catheters adjacent to palmar nerves in horses and to evaluate the effect of low-volume local anaesthetic (LA) infusion on nociception in the distal equine thoracic limb. Study design: <i>In vitro</i> and <i>in vivo</i> laboratory investigation. Study material and animals: Forty-two thoracic limbs from 22 equine cadavers and five horses.

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Accession: 030880657

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PMID: 18565202

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2008.00405.x

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