iliac fascia

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il·i·ac fas·ci·a

[TA]
the fascia covering the iliacus and psoas muscles, continuous with transversalis fascia anterolaterally and femoral sheath inferiorly.
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iliac fascia

Transversalis fascia over the anterior surface of the iliopsoas muscle.
See also: fascia
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The superficial lamina joined the deep surface of fascia iliaca as ribbon like bands.
Femoral nerve block vs fascia iliaca block for total knee arthroplasty postoperative pain control.
Comparison of femoral nerve block and fascia iliaca block for analgesia following reconstructive knee surgery in adolescents.
Incisional continuous fascia iliaca block provides more effective pain relief and fewer side effects than opioids after pelvic osteotomy in children.
The attempted fascia iliaca block was performed following induction of general anaesthesia.
The fascia iliaca compartment block 0.5 cm caudad to the inguinal ligament as described originally by Dalens (2) is generally accepted as a simple and safe block for hip surgery.
The accidental bladder puncture that complicated our attempted modified fascia iliaca block was most likely the result of an overly medial insertion point, along with markedly distorted anatomy from bladder distension and a fixed flexion deformity of the hip from muscular spasticity.
Key Words: modified fascia iliaca compartment block, total hip arthroplasty, analgesia, morphine-sparing
The aim of this study was to assess whether a modified fascia iliaca compartment block would provide a morphine-sparing effect in the first 24 hours post THA.
Both groups received a modified fascia iliaca compartment block.
We agree with Dr Peady about the greater safety of all the anterior approaches to the lumbar plexus (fascia iliaca compartment block and 3-in-1 block), but we have also to consider the different extension and efficacy of various approaches for specific surgical procedures.
Comparison of continuous 3 in 1 and fascia iliaca compartment blocks for postoperative analgesia: feasibility, catheter migration, distribuition of sensory block and analgesic efficacy.