Cervical plexus block

  • D. Lugani
  • A. Casati
  • G. Fanelli
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Regional anaesthesia of the neck was first introduced in order to evaluate the neurological status of the patient during surgical intervention on the carotid artery and during cross-clamping. Cervical plexus block provides safe and effective anaesthesia for all unilateral neck surgical interventions such as CEA (carotid endo-arterectomy), allowing continuous check of cerebral function and perfusion.


Regional Anaesthesia Phrenic Nerve Careful Aspiration Anaesthetic Solution Stellate Ganglion Block 


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  • D. Lugani
  • A. Casati
  • G. Fanelli

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