*NEW* Consent and Regional Anaesthesia
Karen Kumar, a prominent medical malpractice attorney and partner with Hicksons’ Lawyers Health Law Team in New South Wales, Australia, discusses consent and regional anesthesia from a legal perspective. What is required at law for a person to validly consent to a medical procedure is well known ...
*NEW* Regional Techniques Below the Clavicle
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, disad...
*NEW* Outcome Benefits of Regional Anaesthesia
In this video Dr Alan Macfarlane, consultant anaesthetist from Glasgow, UK, describes the potential outcome benefits of regional anaesthesia beyond excellent pain control, and whether these outweigh the risks of regional anesthesia. Read his article on this topic in BJA Education 2018; 18 (2): 52...
*NEW* Ultrasound-Guided Supraclavicular Block
In this video Dr. Brandon Winchester demonstrates a ultrasound-guided supraclavicular block for elbow surgery using a multi-injection technique featuring hydrodissection around the upper, middle, and lower trunks of the brachial plexus.
*NEW* Rectus Sheath & Quadratus Lumborum Blocks
Dr. Theresa Bowling, Director of Regional Anesthesia at Integrated Anesthesia Associates Fairfield Division, and President and Founder of SSRA, discusses the use of Rectus Sheath and Quadratus Lumborum (QL) blocks for the management of pain after abdominal surgery.
Dr. Bowling is a native New ...
*NEW* Serratus Anterior Plane Blocks
Dr. Richard Teames, the director of regional anesthesia at John Peter Smith Hospital discusses the what, why, and how of serratus anterior plane (SAP) blocks for postoperative analgesia of the chest and axilla including rib fractures, thoracotomies, and VATs procedures.
In addition to his lea...
*NEW* Regional Anesthesia for Shoulder Surgery
Dr. Rob Raw discusses regional anesthesia considerations for shoulder girdle surgery. Utilizing a series of interesting clinical cases throughout the lecture Dr. Raw reviews pertinent anatomy and highlights a multitude of peripheral nerve block and infiltration techniques including phrenic-sparin...
US-Guided Right Subclavian Venous Cannulation
In this video Dr. Ola Borgquist makes the case for ultrasound-guided, right-sided subclavian central venous lines and introduces the microconvex transducer as a great tool in your practice. As Dr. Borgquist explains the learning curve is not as steep as with other procedures and he expects you wi...
Pecto-intercostal Fascial Plane Block
Dr. Christopher Prabhakar, MD, Regional Anesthesia Director at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, discusses the Pecto-Intercostal Fascial Plane Block and its application for treating acute pain after cardiac surgery. The initial case report describing Pecto-Intercostal Fascial Plane Blocks...
What's Best for Breast?
Dr. Amit Pawa, Regional Anaesthesia lead at Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation trust, London, UK, discusses the innervation and various approaches to regional anaesthesia of the breast. He gives his opinion on "what's best for breast" and discusses his approach to general anaesthesia-free breast ...
The Erector Spinae Plane Block
Dr Ki Jinn Chin, an anesthesiologist at the Toronto Western Hospital (University of Toronto), discusses the current state of knowledge regarding the erector spinae plane (ESP) block as of May 2018. The development of the block, the anatomy, mechanisms of action, performance of the block and the f...
Sports Ultrasound: An MSK Review
Dr. Brett Kindle, a non-surgical sports medicine expert at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, reviews musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound with an emphasis on the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of athletic injuries. Dr. Kindle reviews normal and abnormal sonographic appear...
Multimodal: Enhance Block & Protect Patient
Dr. Mark Zimmerman, an anesthesiologist at the Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (MOSH), discusses multimodal anesthesia strategies to complement regional anesthesia techniques to enhance your block and protect your patient.
Accuro-Assisted Spinal Using Google Glass
In this video Dr. Brandon Winchester demonstrates the use of an Accuro device for the placement of an ultrasound-assisted spinal anesthetic for a unicondylar knee replacement. The Accuro uses calculated 3D overlay graphics to allow the practitioner to make neuraxial placement easier by identifyin...
Peds Regional Anesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Karen Boretsky, the director of pediatric regional anesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, discusses pediatric regional anesthesia & pain management.
STATS Blocks: Selective Tibial Approach To Sciatic
In this new demonstration and procedure video Dr. Brandon Winchester introduces the STATS Block: Selective Tibial Approach To the Sciatic nerve, a novel and easy to perform ultrasound-guided approach to blocking the sciatic nerve which allows the practitioner to avoid any needle contact with the ...
VIP Cadaver Demo: STATS Blocks
Dr. Saad Kamal & Dr. Greg Hickman use a cadaver to demonstrate the pattern of dye spread during an ultrasound-guided STATS Block. The STATS block, or Selective Tibial Approach To the Sciatic nerve, is a novel technique which allows the entire sciatic nerve to be blocked without ever coming into c...
Infraclavicular Virtual Ultrasound Workshop
In this new Virtual Ultrasound Workshop video Dr. Brandon Winchester explains tips and tricks for the successful and safe placement of infraclavicular blocks and continuous infraclavicular catheters.
The BLOCKJOCKS Virtual Ultrasound Workshop comprehensively discusses and demonstrates scanning...
Femoral Cath in 360VR- Hyperframe Edition
To experience this video in full 4K 360 virtual reality (360VR) go to https://vimeo.com/240418134 and enter the password shown at the 25 second mark in this VIP video (360VR videos must be watched on a computer browser- Chrome or Firefox- or using the Vimeo app on your IOS or Android device. You ...
Basic Lung Ultrasound
In this Blockjocks VIP Lecture Dr. Stephen Haskins, an Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) expert, discusses the role of lung ultrasound in a regional anesthesia practice.
Read Dr. Haskin's recent article in Regional An...
Adductor Canal Catheter with NVM Discussion
In this new BLOCKJOCKS VIP video Dr. Brandon Winchester performs an ultrasound-guided adductor canal catheter using an in-plane oblique proximal to distal approach. During the procedure Dr. Winchester discusses the role of the nerve to vastus medialis (NVM) in providing analgesia for major knee s...
Ultrasound-Guided iPACK Block
In this new BLOCKJOCKS BLOCK OF THE DAY video Dr. Greg Hickman performs an ultrasound-guided iPACK block, injecting local anesthetic in the Interspace between the Popliteal Artery and the Capsule of the Knee to achieve posterior analgesia for ACL reconstruction. This approach has gained popularit...