cervical plexus

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Synonyms for cervical plexus

a nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle

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Considering that these branches extend from the cervical plexus to the SAN and the motor branches extend to the middle and inferior parts of the trapezius muscle, it appears likely that damage to the cervical plexus causes shoulder pain.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the hypothesis that the preservation of cervical root branches of the cervical plexus is associated with greater shoulder mobility, less loss of sensation in the face and neck, and better QoL.
Supplemental superficial cervical plexus blocks were provided for 27% of all patients: 29% in the control group and 26% in the study group (P = 0.
6 Acetaminophen (mg), mean [+ or -] SD 386 [+ or -] 296 Supplemental superficial cervical plexus block No 30 (71%) Yes 12 (29%) Pain score at discharge, mean [+ or -] SD 1.
5) The great auricular nerve exits the cervical plexus along the posterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and it extends anteriorly along the lateral aspect of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the parotid gland superiorly, where it further divides into anterior and posterior branches.
Comparison of analgesic efficacy between bilateral superficial and combined (superficial and deep) cervical plexus block administered before thyroid surgery.
Randomized controlled trial of bilateral superficial cervical plexus block versus placebo in thyroid surgery.
We report five cases of successful postoperative analgesia after thyroid surgery using an ultrasound-assisted cervical plexus nerve block.
In previous studies, complex imaging of the cervical paravertebral space was performed and the very small cervical plexus nerve components were identified (4).
A right superficial cervical plexus block (5 ml ropivacaine 0.
In the operating theatre, a left superficial cervical plexus block (5 ml 0.
Key Words: deep cervical plexus block, ultrasound imaging
Deep cervical plexus block is a well established regional anaesthetic for operations in the anterior triangle of the neck including awake carotid endarterectomy surgery, lymph node biopsy and plastics.