Direct nerve injury is one of the important complications of peripheral nerve blockade that was reduced to a significant degree by ultrasound guide and nerve stimulator. his retrospective study was done in different private and public electrophysiological clinics. Patients participated in this study were 60, 40 males and 20 females. Patient’s age range was 1 to 55 year. Two nerves were examined; the median nerve and the common peroneal nerve because they are most susceptible to trauma. This study depends on 3 variable physiological parameters regarding nerve physiology: latency, amplitude and conduction velocity to assess nerve healing after trauma. The results showed a highly significant recovery from nerve injury after 3 weeks with a p-value of 0.001 regarding all the 3 physiological parameters in both injured nerves.
Keywords: Nerve injury; Common peroneal nerve; Trauma
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American Journal of BioMedicine Volume 6, Issue 3, pages 103-107
Received January 04, 2018; accepted March 01, 2018; published March 20, 2018
How to cite this article
Mubarak NA, Mohammed SJ. The significant recovery after direct nerve injuries in regional anesthesia. American Journal of BioMedicine 2018;6(3):103-107.
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