Eur J Anaesthesiol 2020 05;37(5):344-376
From the Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE (ML), Intensive Care Unit, Department of Emergency, Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesiology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario 'A. Gemelli' IRCCS, Rome, Italy (DGB), Department of Anaesthesiology, IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova (ND), Department of Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario 'A. Gemelli' IRCCS, Rome, Italy (MP), Department of Anesthesia, Klinikum Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria (CB), Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Melegnano Hospital (DV), Department of Surgical and Intensive Care Unit, Sesto San Giovanni Civic Hospital, Milan, Italy (MS), Department of Anesthesiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania (VT, AM), Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine, University hospital of Rennes, Rennes (JPE), Institut Universitaire du Cancer Toulouse Oncopole, Department of Anaesthesiology, Toulouse (RF), Department of Anaesthesiology, Pierre Oudot hospital, Bourgoin-Jallieu, France (EB), Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James's School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (PH).
: Ultrasound for diagnostic and procedural purposes is becoming a standard in daily clinical practice including anaesthesiology and peri-operative medicine. The project of European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) Task Force for the development of clinical guidelines on the PERioperative uSE of Ultra-Sound (PERSEUS) project has focused on the use of ultrasound in two areas that account for the majority of procedures performed routinely in the operating room: vascular access and regional anaesthesia. Given the extensive literature available in these two areas, this paper will focus on the use of ultrasound-guidance for vascular access. Read More