Do not follow the bone, follow the nerve ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block: a reconfirmation

Dalia H. Elmofty, Maxim Eckmann

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Indirect and direct methods have been used to localize the stellate ganglion. Identifying the C6 and C7 transverse process can be a technical challenge for practitioners when performing an ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block. Following the nerve roots from the interscalene plexus into the corresponding foramen can serve as a reconfirmation for identifying the C6 and C7 transverse process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalBritish Journal of Pain
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019



  • chronic pain
  • neuralgia
  • Pain
  • pain clinics
  • pain management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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