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Femoral block complications. Can masses around the femoral nerve and femoral artery complicate femoral nerve blocks?

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Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Possibly

It can make performance of the block more difficult, ultrasound can help determine anatomy and if it is even possible to place the block.

In brief: Possibly

It can make performance of the block more difficult, ultrasound can help determine anatomy and if it is even possible to place the block.
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Dr. Rita Agarwal
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

Placement of nerve blocks around or through a mass may be contraindicated.
Bring more detailed info to your anesthesiologist and he can help you make the best decision.

In brief: Yes

Placement of nerve blocks around or through a mass may be contraindicated.
Bring more detailed info to your anesthesiologist and he can help you make the best decision.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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