Regional Anesthesia

NEWS

Upcoming meetings

REGIONAL ANESTHESIA CURRICULUM

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OPENANESTHESIA REGIONAL EXPERT OF THE MONTH

Each month we will present a profile of an expert in Regional Anesthesia.

Who would you like to know more about? Email us with your requests.

FEATURED VIDEO

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FEATURED ULTRASOUND IMAGE

Ultrasound image of the popliteal fossa with important structures labeled.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

Sandy Kopp, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is Chair of the Orthopedic Division of Anesthesia at Mayo Clinic Hospital: Rochester Methodist campus. She is the program director for the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship and a very active member of ASRA. She serves on the editorial boards of Anesthesia & Analgesia, Open Anesthesia, and Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

IMPORTANT PODCASTS

KEY ARTICLES

PubMed

  1. Rohit Rahangdale, Mark C Kendall, Robert J McCarthy, Luminita Tureanu, Robert Doty, Adam Weingart, Gildasio S De Oliveira, The effects of perineural versus intravenous dexamethasone on sciatic nerve blockade outcomes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Anesth. Analg.: 2014, 118(5);1113-9 [PubMed:24686045]
  2. J D Vloka, A Hadzić, E April, D M Thys. The division of the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa: anatomical implications for popliteal nerve blockade. Anesth. Analg.: 2001, 92(1);215-7 [PubMed:11133630]
  3. D K Rorie, D E Byer, D O Nelson, R Sittipong, K A Johnson. Assessment of block of the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa. Anesth. Analg.: 1980, 59(5);371-6 [PubMed:7189383]