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The introduction of ultrasound guidance has been a marked advance in the practice of minimally invasive treatments and regional anesthesia and it has gained popularity as an adjunct or alternative to nerve stimulation technique. Real-time guidance with direct visualization of the target and surrounding structures has been shown to improve procedures’ efficiency while decreasing complications and patient discomfort.

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Faletti, C., Orlandi, D., Silvestri, E. (2022). Introduction. In: Martino, F., Silvestri, E., Orlandi, D. (eds) Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Orthopedic and Rheumatic disease in Adults. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91202-4_27

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