Stellate Ganglion Block

  • Naomi HirakawaEmail author
  • Motohiko Paku
  • Natsuko Oji


Stellate ganglion block (SGB) is a compartment block technique in which a local anesthetic is injected into a cervical sympathetic ganglion, stellate ganglion (SG), and the region around it to block the SG, cervical sympathetic trunk, and sympathetic pre- and postganglionic fibers contained in the compartment.


Stellate ganglion block (SGB) Compartment block Sympathetic block 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineSaga UniversitySagaJapan
  2. 2.PAKU PainclinicKobe-shiJapan
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiologyNagasaki Rosai HospitalSaseboJapan

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