Concurrent popliteal block with an ankle block provides better post-operative analgesia
The efficacy of combined popliteal and ankle blocks in forefoot surgeryJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jul;90(7):1443-6.
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63 patients scheduled to undergo an elective osseous surgical procedure on the forefoot were randomized to have a combined ankle and popliteal block or an ankle block alone. Patients were followed-up for postoperative pain, satisfaction and additional analgesic requirement up to discharge. Postoperative assessments indicated that the concurrent popliteal block along with the ankle block was found ...
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