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Brown: Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, 3rd ed., Copyright © 2006 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier
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PSOAS COMPARTMENT BLOCK

Perspective

In concept, the psoas compartment block produces block of all lumbar and some sacral nerves, thereby providing anesthesia of the anterior thigh. This block is described in Chapter 37 , which outlines the use of paravertebral nerve blocks. It is best termed a lumbar paravertebral block.

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