Injection inside the paraneural sheath of the sciatic nerve: direct comparison among ultrasound imaging, macroscopic anatomy, and histologic analysis

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Henning Lykke Andersen, Sofie L Andersen, Jørgen Tranum-Jensen

There exists little anatomic knowledge regarding the structure and sonographic features of the sheath enveloping the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa. We investigated the spread of an injection inside the sheath to (1) determine whether the sheath is a structure distinct from the nerve or part of the epineurium and (2) to develop an ultrasound-guided injection technique.
TidsskriftRegional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)410-4
Antal sider5
StatusUdgivet - jul. 2012

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