Sayma Samoon | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Sayma Samoon

Department of Anatomy, SKIMS Medical College and Hospital, Srinagar, India


  • Review Article   
    Confirmation of Success Rate of Landmark Based Caudal Epidural Block Using Fluoroscopy
    Author(s): Feroz Ahmad Dar*, Neelofer Jan and Sayma Samoon

    Background: The aim of present study was to know the success rate of anatomical landmark based caudal epidural block, confirmed by fluoroscopy. Materials and methods: Four hundred and twenty one patients aged 30-70 years, which were scheduled to go for interventional caudal epidural block for chronic back pain, were selected for study. Caudal block was administered based on anatomical landmarks and needle position was confirmed by fluoroscopy and contrast. Patients were placed in prone position, bilateral posterior superior iliac spine; sacral cornua and hiatus were identified by palpation. The primary objective was to know the success rate of anatomical landmark based epidural caudal block and the secondary objectives were to compare the first attempt success rate and complications like bloo.. Read More»
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