Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Local anesthesia: synovial

Contributor(s): John Dodam

Introduction

Uses

Advantages

  • Minimal systemic effects.
  • Anesthesia of affected joint.

Disadvantages

  • Limited to large synovial joints (ie the stifle).
  • Relatively short duration of action (ie hours).

Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Thurmon J C, Tranquilli W J, Benson G J (1996) Lumb & Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia, 3rd edition. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, pp 330-336.
  • Gaynor J S, Muir W W (2002) Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management. Mosby, St Louis, pp 273-274.


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