ERIC Number: EJ559589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Axillary Brachial Plexus Blockade for the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome.
Ribbers, G. M.; Geurts, A. C. H.; Rijken, R. A. J.; Kerkkamp, H. E. M.
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, v20 n4 p371-80 Dec 1997
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD) is a neurogenic pain syndrome characterized by pain, vasomotor and dystrophic changes, and often motor impairments. This study evaluated the effectiveness of brachial plexus blockade with local anaesthetic drugs as a treatment for this condition. Three patients responded well; three did not. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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