A case is described in which unilateral phrenic nerve blockade associated with an interscalene brachial plexus block resulted in severe respiratory distress and cancellation of surgery.
- Arm surgery
- Interscalene brachial plexus block
- Phrenic nerve
- respiratory insufficiency
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