In this VIP Symposium video Dr. Clara Lobo, an anesthesiology consultant at Hospital das Forças Armadasin in Porto, Portugal, discusses brachial plexus blocks below the clavicle including various approaches to infraclavicular and axillary plexus block. Dr. Lobo presents the main advantages, disadvantages and complications of blocks below the clavicle and will also share some personal tricks and tips for more successful blocks.
Dr. Clara Lobo is an anesthesiology consultant currently working at Hospital das Forças Armadas – Pólo Porto, Portugal. She is also an invited professor at the Departamento de Anatomia Normal at ICBAS (Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar) at Porto University. Dr. Lobo is the past President of CAR/ESRA Portugal, Portuguese Anesthesiology Society dedicated to Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine with over 1300 associates. Since September 2016 Dr. Lobo has served on the ESRA Board (European Society of Regional Anesthesia) and EDRA Board (European Diploma of Regional Anesthesia). Dr. Lobo is also a member of the organizing committee of ESRA trainees workshop, in Porto – Portugal and ESRA Instructors Course, in Amsterdam. In addition to authoring and co-authoring several published papers and book chapters national and internationaly on regional anesthesia and pain medicine topics, Dr. Lobo loves to read and travel and enjoys cinema and music. Follow Dr. Lobo on Twitter @claralexlobo: https://twitter.com/claralexlobo