Neuraxial ultrasound for lumbar spinal anesthesia in obese patients
Kendall Carlis, BSN and Terri Cahoon, DNP, CRNA
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Neuraxial blocks traditionally rely on the palpation of surface landmarks for needle insertion. In the obese patient, the iliac crests and spinous processes may not be palpable. If the provider is unable to palpate the bony landmarks, a handheld neuraxial ultrasound device can help identify landmarks to choose the best spinal needle insertion site. A neuraxial ultrasound device can increase the accuracy of needle placement and decrease the number needle insertions.
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