Implications of Anatomy of Tibial Nerve in Popliteal Fossa f
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Introduction
Arthroplasty of the knee is associated with moderate to severe postoperative pain [1]. Peripheral nerve blocks for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are effective for postoperative pain management and may hasten the recovery process [2]. There are a number of regional techniques that have been used for TKA. A combination of the femoral nerve (FN) block and sciatic nerve (SN) block is an accepted technique for the postoperative pain management after TKA. Although the evidence for adding the SN block to FN block is controversial, it is commonly performed for TKA in many institutions....

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