Pain Research and Management (Jan 2010)

Posterior Interscalene Block: An Ultrasound-Guided Case Series and Overview Of History, Anatomy and Techniques

  • Andrew McNaught,
  • Paul McHardy,
  • Imad T Awad

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 15, no. 4
pp. 219 – 223


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BACKGROUND: The posterior interscalene block has been described as an alternative to the lateral interscalene block. However, this technique has not gained popularity because of the close proximity of the approach to vascular and central neural structures.