Category Archives: Regional Anesthesia Needles

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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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 anesthesia. … 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 One: The early days of ultrasound in anesthesia In recent years, there has been a shift towards using ultrasound guidance in a … Continue reading

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Regional Anesthesia Risks: Going From Lower to Lowest

More steps can be taken to decrease risk even more Can the risk of neurologic injury due to regional anesthesia go from very low to extremely low? That was the question on the minds of many anesthesiologists at this year’s … 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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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 One: The early days of ultrasound in anesthesia  In recent years, there has been a shift towards using ultrasound guidance in a … 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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