KUMJ | VOL. 1 | NO. 2 | ISSUE 2 | APRIL-JUN, 2003

Three in one block for unilateral knee arthrotomy in an old lady
Tabadar S, Shrestha BR and Maharjan SK


Abstract:
An old lady having septic arthritis of right knee joint underwent arthrotomy under three in one block for femoral, obturator and lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh in inguinal region, with catheter in situ. She was a case of chronic obstructive airway disease with ischaemic heart disease, so operation and postoperative pain management was planned under regional block. Anaesthesia was started by giving regional block with 0.25% bupivacaine at first and maintained with intermittent injection of 0.125% bupivacaine. The patient was pain free and comfortable though out the perioperative period
Keyword : Aesthesia, Regional Anaesthesia technique 3 in 1 block, Surgery- U/L knee Arthrotomy