Sciatic Nerve Block

  • Tatsuo NakamotoEmail author


The sciatic nerve is the longest peripheral nerve in the human body. The sciatic nerve is visible at multiple points from the parasacral region to terminal branches using ultrasound. Ultrasound-guided procedure to the sciatic nerve is useful not only for anesthesia and analgesia of surgery, but also for pain management using pulsed radiofrequency on the lower extremity.


Sciatic nerve Ul sciatic nerve block Ultrasound-guided method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyKansai Medical UniversityOsakaJapan

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