Superior hypogastric nerve block

Case contributed by Dr Michael Burns

Presentation

Performed during uterine fibroid embolization

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Limited angiogram to localize aortic bifurcation.

Lateral view shows contrast injection in prevertebral space, anterior to the L5 vertebral body.

AP views show satisfactory spread of contrast/anesthetic mixture.

Case Discussion

Superior hypogastric nerve block performed during uterine fibroid embolization.

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