Category Archives: Nerve Block Needles

5 Tips for Overcoming Continuous Nerve Block Obstacles

Helpful hints for better, more successful blocks Continuous nerve blocks have a number of advantages for both the surgeon and the patient, but what exactly are they? Continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) are used in a number of surgeries that … Continue reading

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How to Get Started with Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Advanced technology has made placing blocks safer, quicker and more efficient Over the years, advances in ultrasound technology has allowed regional anesthesia to become a viable alternative for pain control and pain management. Procedures like peripheral nerve blocks are now … Continue reading

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3 Uses for Peripheral Nerve Blocks You Didn’t Even Know About

The common regional anesthetic procedure is finding more uses in non-surgical settings Peripheral nerve blocks have proven to be a welcome relief for patients and physicians alike, with the ability to lessen the need for opioids as well as provide … Continue reading

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Study Confirms Safeness of Caudal Blocks for Pediatric Surgery

Complication rate fewer than two percent for the regional anesthesia procedure A new report published in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia shows that caudal nerve blocks, a common regional anesthesia procedure used in most pediatric surgeries, are safe … Continue reading

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Regional Anesthesia Cuts Pain and Hospital Stay in Half

Study shows femoral nerve block effective in younger patients with knee surgery According to a study by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia procedure called a femoral nerve block can significantly reduce postoperative pain many young patients experience … Continue reading

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Clearer, Brighter: Ultrasound and the CCR Revolution

A change in methodology created the need for an ultrasound-guided needle  By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Part Two: Corners, Cubes and the Havel’s Advantage  Earlier, we looked at how ultrasound-guided needle injections are beginning to dominate the field of regional … Continue reading

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Less Pain, Speedy Recovery With Regional Anesthesia Procedure

Femoral nerve block shows positive results for pediatric knee surgery  A recent study showed that an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique called a femoral nerve block is both effective and highly beneficial for pediatric knee surgeries. The study, published in an … Continue reading

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Combating Lateral Deviation in Spinal and Procedure Needles

Part Three: The Interview  By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Today, we’re wrapping up our three-part series on lateral deviation with an interview with one of Havel’s own. John Barrett is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Havel’s, and … Continue reading

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