Radial nerve block (ultrasound-guided)

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 04 Apr 2020

Radial nerve blocks are a procedure for delivering anesthesia to the radial nerve territory either as a standalone blockade or in conjunction with a brachial plexus, ulnar or median nerve block.

Indications

  • association with median nerve block
  • radial tunnel syndrome
  • forearm and hand surgical procedures
  • fractures and dislocations
  • lateral epicondylalgia
  • post-operative pain control

Contraindications

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