Ilioinguinal nerve block is a common type of local anesthesia

Posted by hellensmith on February 14th, 2013

Medicine has developed so much in the past few years. New techniques have been invented, new machines and equipment. Nerve blocking is one of the most used techniques nowadays, because it helps people ease their pain. The ilioinguinal nerve block represents a very popular type of anesthesia used for some who needs to have an inguinal procedure, such as the inguinal herniorrhaphy. Most of the doctors use this technique nowadays due to the fact that it has a very high success rate and it does not imply many complications. Another commonly used technique is the rectus sheath block, which is used in most of the cases for every type of midline abdominal procedures.

These techniques are very easy to use and this is the main reason why most of the doctors choose them over common types of anesthesia. The ilioinguinal nerve block and the rectus sheath block do not require many skills, because the procedures are not complicated and they can be practiced by both beginners and experienced practitioners. The first procedure mentioned above requires from 2 to 4 minutes for an inexperienced practitioner and 1 minute for an experienced one and the second one requires from 1 to 3 minutes.

The ilioinguinal nerve block is used mainly as a postoperative analgesia for inguinal hernia repair, orchidopexy, pfannenstiel incision, but it is not recommended as a primary anesthesia for all of these procedures. If you want to find out more about this type of regional anesthesia, you should access a very well organized website where you have all sorts of information on this subject. The website is called Ultra Sound Block and it has been created by a specialist in this domain, in order to help others who are willing to learn new techniques in what concerns the procedures of anesthesia.

Ultra Sound Block represents a project that does not require any funds and which has as a main role the promotion of new anesthesia techniques through ultrasounds. This represents a very good medical journal which can be accessed anytime, due to the fact that it is free and it can be viewed by anyone, as it is posted on the Internet. Here you will find a wide range of procedures which are discussed and presented by the author in a very simple way, such as the rectus sheath block. This website is destined for those people who are interested in this subject of regional anesthesia and who want to learn how to practice such a procedure. The author uses, besides simple text in which he explains everything that you need to know some images and videos in which you are able to see the process of anesthesia.

If you are interested in how to perform an ilioinguinal nerve block  or a rectus sheath block , or if you have a friend who wants that, you should access one of the best medical websites which are available on the Internet, called Ultra Sound Block, because there you will find absolutely everything that you need to know.

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