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Peroneal Nerve Block
Kimberly Ting, MD; Colin J. McCarthy, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCSI, FFR (RCSI)
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Preprocedure

      • Procedure

        • Outcomes

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Fibular nerve
          • Definitions

            • Common peroneal nerve is terminal branch of sciatic nerve
              • Consists of L4, L5, S1, S2

          PREPROCEDURE

          • Indications

            • Contraindications

              • Preprocedure Imaging

                • Getting Started

                  PROCEDURE

                  • Patient Position/Location

                    • Procedure Steps

                      POST PROCEDURE

                      • Expected Outcome

                        OUTCOMES

                        • Problems

                          • Complications

                            Selected References

                            1. Fletcher T et al: Deep Peroneal Nerve Block 2019
                            2. Madsen MH et al: Local anesthetic injection speed and common peroneal nerve block duration: a randomized controlled trial in healthy volunteers. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 43(5):467-73, 2018
                            3. Zhang X et al: Efficacy and safety of lower extremity nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia at free fibular flap donor sites. Head Neck. 40(12):2670-6, 2018
                            4. Ting PH et al: Ultrasound-guided common peroneal nerve block at the level of the fibular head. J Clin Anesth. 24(2):145-7, 2012
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                            KEY FACTS

                            • Terminology

                              • Preprocedure

                                • Procedure

                                  • Outcomes

                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                    • Synonyms

                                      • Fibular nerve
                                    • Definitions

                                      • Common peroneal nerve is terminal branch of sciatic nerve
                                        • Consists of L4, L5, S1, S2

                                    PREPROCEDURE

                                    • Indications

                                      • Contraindications

                                        • Preprocedure Imaging

                                          • Getting Started

                                            PROCEDURE

                                            • Patient Position/Location

                                              • Procedure Steps

                                                POST PROCEDURE

                                                • Expected Outcome

                                                  OUTCOMES

                                                  • Problems

                                                    • Complications

                                                      Selected References

                                                      1. Fletcher T et al: Deep Peroneal Nerve Block 2019
                                                      2. Madsen MH et al: Local anesthetic injection speed and common peroneal nerve block duration: a randomized controlled trial in healthy volunteers. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 43(5):467-73, 2018
                                                      3. Zhang X et al: Efficacy and safety of lower extremity nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia at free fibular flap donor sites. Head Neck. 40(12):2670-6, 2018
                                                      4. Ting PH et al: Ultrasound-guided common peroneal nerve block at the level of the fibular head. J Clin Anesth. 24(2):145-7, 2012