Last updated on May 2018

Efficacy of the C8 Nerve Root Block During Interscalene Block for Anesthesia of the Posterior Aspect of the Shoulder


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Brachial Plexus Block | Shoulder Pain
  • Age: Between 20 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status 1 and 2
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery under interscalene brachial plexus block

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient refusal
  • Contralateral hemidiaphragmatic paralysis or paresis
  • Contralateral vocal cord palsy
  • Severe pulmonary restrictive disease
  • Coagulopathy
  • Allergy to local anesthetics or history of allergic shock
  • Difficulty communicating with medical personnel
  • Peripheral neuropathy or neurologic sequelae on the operative limb

Recruitment Status: Open


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