Ultrasound detection of sciatic nerve movements with ankle dorsiflexion/plantar flexion: Prospective comparative study of a novel method to locate the sciatic nerve


BALABAN O. , YAMAN M. , AYDIN T. , MUSMUL A.

AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY, vol.32, no.3, pp.152-158, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/agri.2019.65390
  • Title of Journal : AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.152-158

Abstract

Objectives: It is possible to observe the in-vivo movements of nerves using real-time ultrasound. In this study, we aimed to visualize the movements of the sciatic nerve as a guide to identify the sciatic nerve to distinguish from surrounding tissue.