Adductor canal block for knee surgical procedures: review article.


Journal Article (Review)

Adductor canal block (ACB) has recently emerged as an alternative to femoral nerve block for pain control after various knee procedures especially knee arthroplasty. In this review article, we will review the anatomy of adductor canal, sonoanatomy, and ultrasound-guided approach for ACB as well as review current evidence regarding the indications of the ACB.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vora, MU; Nicholas, TA; Kassel, CA; Grant, SA

Published Date

  • December 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 /

Start / End Page

  • 295 - 303

PubMed ID

  • 27871547

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27871547

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-4529

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.08.021


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States