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Ilioinguinal Nerve Block

  • Tatsuo NakamotoEmail author
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Abstract

The ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve (II/IH), one of the branches of the lumbar plexus, includes the L1 (partially Th12) root. Ultrasound-guided II/IH block is performed by medial-to-lateral in-plane insertion and interfascial injection while identifying the II/IH between the fascia of the internal oblique muscle (IOM) and transversus abdominis muscle (TAM) in the region medial to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS).

Keywords

Ilioinguinal nerve Iliohypogastric nerve Transverse abdominal plane External oblique muscle fascia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyKansai Medical UniversityOsakaJapan

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