The Journal of hand surgery, vol.42, pp.190-197, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)
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Title of Journal :
The Journal of hand surgery
Diabetes mellitus, axillary brachial plexus blocks, block duration, time until first pain, postoperative analgesia, SCIATIC-NERVE BLOCK, RISK-FACTOR, NEUROPATHY, STIMULATION, PREVALENCE, ANESTHESIA, MELLITUS, DISEASE, GLUCOSE, HEALTH
Purpose Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) type 2 may have subclinical peripheral nerve neuropathy. We performed this study to compare the differences in duration of axillary brachial plexus blocks in patients with type 2 DM and without DM (NODM). Our hypothesis was that the sensory block duration would be prolonged in patients with DM.