Regional Anaesthesia in Clavicle Surgery

  • Babu Raja Shrestha Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kathmandu Medical College, Nepal
  • Puja Sharma Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kathmandu Medical College, Nepal
Keywords: clavicle fracture; interscalene brachial plexus block; superficial cervical plexus block


In routine practice, regional anaesthesia is less commonly used for clavicular fracture compared to general anaesthesia. We report two cases of clavicle fracture for which operative treatment was done under combined superficial cervical plexus andinterscalene brachial plexus block. Inboththe cases combination of ropivacaine anddexmeditomidine was used forblock. Both the patients exhibited comfort and there was no additional analgesic demand in both the cases.Thuscombination ofinterscalene and superficial cervical plexus block can prove to be useful in patients with clavicle fracture where administration of general anaesthesia and its adverse effects could be avoided. [PubMed]


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How to Cite
Shrestha, B. R., & Sharma, P. (2017). Regional Anaesthesia in Clavicle Surgery. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 56(206).
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