Nice review article. Meng et al, USA. Journal og Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, 2015 Oct. Abstract available here.
“Scalp block with a mixture of lidocaine and ropivacaine seems to provide effective and safe anesthetic management in patients undergoing awake craniotomy.” Comment: Be aware of the doses of local anesthetics that you are using. Efficacy and Safety of a Lidocaine and Ropivacaine Mixture for Scalp Nerve Block and Local Infiltration Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing… Continue reading Local anesthetics and awake craniotomy.
Fascinating video of Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard attending an awake craniotomy. Published by New York Times Magazine.