A rapid onset, long acting regional anesthetic technique

N. L. Cunningham, J. A. Kaplan

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This study in 25 patients demonstrates that a solution consisting of bupivacaine, 0.5%, 20 ml, and chloroprocaine, 3%, 10 ml, produces an axillary block that has a rapid onset, prolonged duration, and no increase of toxicity. Postoperative analgesia is both prolonged and excellent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-511
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1974
Externally publishedYes


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