What are the different digital nerve block techniques?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: Dmitry Volfson, DO; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Several different techniques can be used to anesthetize the digits: the web-space block, the transthecal block, the 3-sided digital block, and the 4-sided ring block. Standard sterile precautions should be followed for all of the described procedures.


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