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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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In the article by Rahimzadeh et al., entitled "Re: Comments on 'Relieving Pain after Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block or Adductor Canal Block?'" (Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim 2018; 46: 249.
Prior to surgery, the patient was offered a sciatic nerve catheter and an adductor canal block as part of a multimodal postoperative analgesia strategy.
The main purpose of our study was to test the hypothesis that the predominantly sensory adductor canal blockade (ACB) would facilitate shorter hospital stay after medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (mUKA).
Palpation revealed pain and tenderness along the inferior pole of the patella, superomedial retinaculum of the patella, vastus medialis, adductor canal, sartorius and psoas muscles on the right.
A promising new technique is ultrasound-guided block of the saphenous nerve within the adductor canal at distal thigh level (where the femoral artery provides a reliable landmark).
We interestingly read the original article titled 'Relieving Pain after Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block or Adductor Canal Block?' by Rahimzadeh et al.
In our study (2), we found that the quadriceps femoris muscle weakness after injection of 0.125% bupivacaine was comparable in both groups for the initial 12 hours after both femoral nerve block (FNB) and adductor canal block (ACB).