What is Intravenous regional block?

Category: Procedures


An intravenous regional anesthesia block, also known as Bier Block or IVRA, is used for short (less than 40 minutes) surgical procedures below the knee or elbow. The basic idea is to make blood flow out of the extremity, apply a tourniquet, and administer local anesthetic.

No patients have reported taking Intravenous regional block.
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