Hong Kong Med J 2004;10:57-9 | Number 1, February 2004
Two case reports of obturator nerve block for transurethral resection of bladder tumour
Department of Anaesthesiology, North District Hospital, 9 Po Kin Road, Sheung Shui, Hong Kong
This report describes two cases of severe adductor muscle spasm during transurethral resection of bladder tumours and subsequent successful management with the help of obturator nerve block. Obturator nerve blocks are useful during surgery to remove large, advanced tumours in the distal lateral wall of the bladder.
Key words: Anesthesia; Bladder neoplasms; Obturator nerve; Spasm; Transurethral resection of prostate
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