Site contributors

Dr Steven Orebaugh, MD

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Departments of Anestheiology and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC-Southside/Mercy Ambulatory Surgical Center, Pittsburgh, USA.

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Associate editor, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

How has ultrasound impacted the safety of patients receiving peripheral nerve blockade?

Dr Carlo Franco, MD

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Chairman Regional Anesthesia, JHS Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA

Professor of Anesthesiology and Anatomy, Rush University Medical Center

Associate editor, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Nerve Architecture: a perspective on the intraneural and extraneural controversy

 

Dr Philip Guise, FRCA, FANZCA

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Specialist Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Substantial clinical experience in ophthalmic anesthesia, particularly sub-Tenon block

Notable publication: Guise PA. Sub-Tenon anesthesia: a prospective study of 6,000 blocks. Anesthesiology. 2003;98:964-8

Regional anesthesia for ophthalmic surgery

 

Dr Peter Hebbard, FANZCA

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Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia

Award for innovation in UGRA at the 2008 International Symposium in Ultrasound and Regional Anesthesia  

Widely published in the field of UGRA, particularly ultrasound-guided TAP block

Peripheral nerve blocks for abdominal wall anesthesia/analgesia

 

Dr Cedric Luyet, MD

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Specialist Anaesthetist, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland

Widely published in the field of UGRA, particularly paravertebral block and catheter techniques

Substantial clinical experience with paravertebral block

Ultrasound-guided paravertebral block

 

Dr Ahmad M Taha, MD 

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Consultant Anaesthetist, Ain Shams University Hospitals

Lecturer of Anesthesia, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Significant published work in the field of UGRA, particularly lower limb blocks

Ultrasound-guided obturator blockparasacral sciatic block and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block.

Dr Adrian Chin, FANZCA

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Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Lumbar neuraxial ultrasound

Dr Ben Crooke, BSc (Biomedical), MBBS (Hons)

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Anaesthetist, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Postgraduate certificate in clinical ultrasound

Lumbar neuraxial ultrasound

 

Dr Patrick Tapley, BM MRCP

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Anaesthesia Registrar, Northern Training Hub, Auckland

Safe LA dosing