9th National Conference of the Academy of Regional Anaesthesia of India

Organized by Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore – India.

  • 4th July CME @ Le Meridien / Isha Yoga Centre

  • 5th - 6th July Conference / Le Meridien, Coimbatore

  • 6th July Live Nerve Block Workshop (Transmission from Ganga Hospital to Le Meridien)

  • Hands on Workshop

    3rd July, Venue: PSG Hospital

    7th July, Venue: Ganga Hospital, PSG Hospital, GEM Hospital, KMCH, CMCH, GKNM

Regional anaesthesia for upper limb surgery redefined

Workshop - 5 Dr Sivashanmugam & Team


At the end of the workshop delegates should understand if possible to demonstrate the following.

  • Able to identify roots, trunks, division, cords and individual nerves of the BP.
  • Able to correlate sonoanatomy to cadaveric anatomy so that he or she will know all the structures in the US image than only the nerves.
  • Hence learning will be shifted from pattern recognition to trace back and forth method. Delegate will trace the BP from root to branches.
  • At different levels where to inject, what local anaesthetic, volume and concentration to be used and what block outcome I should expect.
  • Hence concept of where we are blocking the BP (roots, Trunk, divisions, cords and braches) than relaying on surface landmarks like interscalene and supraclavicular will be introduced.
  • Which level to be blocked for which surgery?
  • What are the complications expected and their mechanism of happening?
  • How to assess the diaphragmatic function?
  • If it is affected what to do?

Teaching learning method

Small group teaching 5/ stations, volunteer demonstration, cadaver specimen discussion, Hands on injection at fresh cadavers, vedio demonstration.