Indications: Analgesia for knee surgery, skin of the medial aspect of the leg below the knee (e.g., ankle or foot surgery). Can be combined with sciatic nerve block for surgery below the knee (e.g., foot amputation, ankle fracture).
Goal: Depending on the level of block, local anesthetic spread around the femoral nerve in the femoral triangle or saphenous nerve in the adductor canal.
Transducer: Linear or curved (larger patients)
Needle: 22 G, 5-8 cm.
Local anesthetic volume: 10 mL