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It therefore produces anesthesia to the lower extremity in the distribution of the femoral nerve, the obturator nerve and the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh.
The obturator nerve is the motor supply of the thigh adductors, as well as providing sensation to the skin of the inner thigh overlying the knee as well as the joint itself.
The right OBA was noted to be arising from the anterior division of the internal iliac artery and traveled along obturator nerve to reach the obturator foramen.
Many physicians are concerned of the route of the obturator nerve; if done correctly, the obturator nerve is nowhere near the surgical tract of the needle.
The 3-in-1 continuous femoral block involves the injection of local anaesthetic into the perineural sheath surrounding the femoral nerve to obtain blockade of the femoral nerve, obturator nerve and the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh.
The obturator nerve was noticeably deviated by the mass.
Injury to the obturator nerve is felt on the skin of the medial upper leg, and injury to the femoral nerve is felt in the anterior thigh down to the knee.
The lumbar plexus receives input from L1 (variable input from T12) to L4 and produces the femoral nerve, lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh, obturator nerve, as well as the iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal and genitofemoral nerves.
Obturator nerve injuries are infrequent events following total hip arthroplasty; Weber (16) reported only one in 2,012 total hip arthroplasties.
Less-common complications include mesh erosion, obturator nerve irritation, vaginal wound infection, and external iliac artery punctures from the trocar.
In TURD-Bt, the obturator nerve reflex is less than it is in TUR-Bt and the risk of obturator nerve reflex is easily controlled.
The limited LN dissection is generally described as an extirpation of lymphatic tissue in the obturator fossa between the obturator nerve and the external iliac vein.