Hand Surg Rehabil 2021 Apr 3. Epub 2021 Apr 3.
Baltalimanı Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Hand Surgery Clinic, Baltalimanı Hisar Street, 34470, Sarıyer, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address:
The aim of our study was to compare the clinical results and costs of wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT), intravenous regional anesthesia (IVRA), and infraclavicular brachial plexus block (IC-BPB). The patients were divided into WALANT, IVRA, IC-BPB groups, each with 50 patients. Demographic information, induction time, use of sedation, number of patients who were converted to general anesthesia, time in postanesthesia care unit (PACU), amount of bleeding during surgery, presence of tourniquet pain, hand motor function during surgery, time to onset of postanesthesia pain, discharge time, complications, and anesthesia costs were compared. Read More