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Video referent to Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block

The items to be considered on the following video are:

  • Block characteristic: Intermediate technique
  • Patient position: Supine, hip and knee flexed, pillow under the ankle
  • Ultrasound equipment: Linear probe, 38 mm
  • Specific ultrasound setting: High frequency
  • Important anatomical structures: Biceps and semi-membranosus muscles, popliteal vessels
  • Ultrasound appearance of the neuronal structures: Main sciatic nerve: hyperechoic,