Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Management for Limb-sparing Surgery

  • Avi Weinbroum
  • Nissim Marouani
  • Eric Lang
  • David Niv
  • James Wittig
  • Valery Rudick


Anesthesia and perioperative pain control of patients, who are scheduled to undergo a limb-sparing surgery, necessitate an individualized pain control protocol. It is tailored according to the extent and duration of surgery, as well as requirements of the immediate postoperative patient care. Effects of preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy must also be evaluated and considered. The intraoperative use of regional anesthesia, either alone or in combination with general anesthesia, and postoperative use of regional anesthesia and patient-controlled analgesia using the intravenous or epidural routes, are emphasized.


Brachial Plexus Regional Anesthesia Femoral Nerve Obturator Nerve Brachial Plexus Block 
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  • Avi Weinbroum
  • Nissim Marouani
  • Eric Lang
  • David Niv
  • James Wittig
  • Valery Rudick

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