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2020 01 31

Sci Rep



Fibrous configuration of the fascia iliaca compartment: An epoxy sheet plastination and confocal microscopy study.


Xu Z, Mei B, Liu M, Tu L, Zhang H, Zhang M
Sci Rep. 2020 01 31; 10(1):1548.
PMID: 32005916.


The underlying anatomical mechanism of the ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca compartment (FIC) block for anaesthesia and analgesia in the lower limb has not been illuminated and numerous variations were attempted to achieve an optimal needle placement. This study aimed to define the fibrous configuration of the FIC.