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Regional Blockade of the Shoulder: Approaches and Outcomes

Figure 11

Checcucci technique for the axillary nerve block. A line is drawn between the posterolateral angle of the acromion and the olecranon tip of the elbow. The needle insertion is 2 cm cephalad to the convergence of this line with the perpendicular line originating from the axillary fold (Checcucci et al. [4]). (Reprinted with permission from Elsevier.)

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