Cadaveric Workshop and Implications in Regional Anaesthesia

Vol 2 | Issue 1 | January-June 2021 | Page 22-28 | Ramkumar Mirle, Sajana Mukundan

Authors: Ramkumar Mirle [1], Sajana Mukundan [1]

[1] Department of Anaesthesia, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Ram Kumar M. M,
Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


The human cadavers have always been an immense source of knowledge from time immemorial and have been aptly termed as “Silent teachers” [1]. Cadaver dissection has been the basis of teaching anatomy to aspiring anaesthesiologist to develop their skills in regional anaesthesia. The practice of regional anaesthesia has evolved from the landmark based technique eliciting paraesthesia to peripheral nerve stimulation-guided technique and in the recent times to use of ultrasound guided (USG) technique alone or a combination of (PNS) and USG – Dual Modality. Successful regional nerve block technique can be a combination of any of these techniques with the most reliable modality depending on the expertise of the performer. In order to excel we need to be appropriately trained akin to a real-life scenario. The cadaver workshop has not only facilitated understanding anatomy but also helped in acquiring practical clinical skills.


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How to Cite this Article: Mirle R, Mukundan S | Cadaveric Workshop and Implications in Regional Anaesthesia | International Journal of Regional Anaesthesia | January-June 2021; 2(1): 22-28.

Acknowledgment: M S Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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