Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block for Split Skin Grafting

Wound with loss ofskin needs grafting for early healing and to prevent deformity and disability. For skin grafting lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block can be used as regional anesthesia. The efficacy of 55 lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block was assessed in 52 patients of 10to 70 years of a~e. The nerve block was found effective in all cases. 90.91% showed excellent results. The procedure seemed to be easy, safe and less costly for the purpose of skin graftin…

 

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