Femoral Block

A femoral block is a type of regional anesthesia used to numb the nerves of the lower leg and foot. It is injected into the femoral nerve, which is located near the inner thigh, and can provide temporary relief from pain and discomfort during certain medical procedures. This type of block has many uses, including providing relief during childbirth, allowing for certain types of orthopedic surgery, and helping to facilitate post-operative recovery. It is particularly useful for pain relief during lower extremity procedures, as it can provide effective relief with fewer side effects than other forms of anesthesia. When properly administered, a femoral block is a safe and effective way to reduce pain and improve recovery time.


From: International Journal of Anesthesia

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