ePlasty: Vol. 20
REVIEW
Surface Landmarks to Provide a Safe Ulnar Nerve Block in the Wrist: Anatomical Study and Literature Review
Swapnil D. Kachare, MD, MBA,a Luke T. Meredith, MD,b Milind D. Kachare, MD,c Bradley J. Vivace, BS,b Christina N. Kapsalis, MD,d Claude Muresan, MD,e Joshua H. Choo, MD,a Morton L. Kasdan, MD,a and Bradon J. Wilhelmi, MD, FACSa

aDivision of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery; bSchool of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; cDepartment of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ; dDivision of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and eChristine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY


Correspondence: bjwilh01@exchange.louisville.edu; Helen.anderkin@louisville.edu
Keywords: ulnar nerve block, wrist block, local anesthesia, safe injection, iatrogenic injury

Introduction: Use of local anesthesia in awake patients undergoing hand surgery has become increasingl .......