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Nerve Blocks – Overview

December 21, 2021


A peripheral nerve block is a type of renal anesthesia that we use in many surgical procedures. It is accomplished by injecting a local anesthetic near a nerve to block the sensations of pain from that specific area of your body. Peripheral nerve blocks are an alternative or complement to general anesthesia when you’re asleep and a complement to central nerve blocks for surgery. They are most often used for surgery on the hands, the arms, legs, or feet, face or eyes, when you have cataract surgery,

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