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Endpoint for successful, ultrasound-guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block

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Lévesque, S., Dion, N., Desgagné, M. et al. Endpoint for successful, ultrasound-guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block. Can J Anesth 55, 308 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03017210

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Keywords

  • Local Anesthetic
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Subclavian Artery
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Leave Ventricular Outflow Tract