Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 3

Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Plexus Block for Thyroidectomy: About 05 Cases at Sominé Dolo Hospital in Mopti

MS Kamissoko1, K Soumano1, A Traore1, L Dienta1, M Shabani2, B Traore1, S Coulibaly1 and D Traore1*

1Sominé DOLO Hospital of Mopti (H.S.D. OF MOPTI), Mali
2ICRC Anesthetist, Mali

*Corresponding Author: MS Kamissoko, Sominé DOLO Hospital of Mopti (H.S.D. OF MOPTI), Mali.

Received: January 20, 2023; Published: February 06, 2023


Local or regional anesthesia has long been recognized as a useful anesthetic option for thyroidectomy. This block was relatively confidential before the arrival of ultrasound. In our study, they were a series of five patients operated for thyroidectomy under bibloc of the intermediate and superficial cervical plexus associated with skin infiltration of the incision site. Conversion to general anaesthesia was required to control bleeding plus sedation with 05 mg midazolam for discomfort, verbal contact was maintained with patients and surgery was uneventful in the other cases. Cervical plexus block is a technique that can be used for thyroidectomy.

Keywords: Thyroidectomy; Local Anesthesia; Cervical Plexus Block


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Citation: MS Kamissoko., et al. “Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Plexus Block for Thyroidectomy: About 05 Cases at Sominé Dolo Hospital in Mopti”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.3 (2023): 43-46.


Copyright: © 2022 MS Kamissoko., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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