FEATURED ULTRASOUND IMAGE
Ultrasound image of the popliteal fossa with important structures labeled.
ABOUT THE EDITORSandy 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.
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