Complications of Other Peripheral Nerve Blocks

  • Guido Fanelli
  • Andrea Casati
  • Daniela Ghisi


This chapter will discuss peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) of the lower extremity. There are relatively few reports about complications associated with the use of PNBs in general and also about the mechanisms of injury after nerve blockade and methods to prevent them.


Nerve Injury Sciatic Nerve Nerve Block Femoral Nerve Block Peripheral Nerve Block 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Fanelli
    • 1
  • Andrea Casati
    • 1
  • Daniela Ghisi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia and Pain TherapyUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly

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