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Periocular nerve blocks allow safe, precise ophthalmic examination and enable surgical procedures, such as placing a subpalpebral lavage system, or minor corneal and conjunctival surgeries under additional deep sedation. Licensed local anaesthetic are mepivacaine hydrochloride 2% (Intra-epicaine®)...

Author(s)
Kafarnik, C.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2011, 16, 8, pp 9-12
Abstract

Regional anesthesia of the equine head is commonly performed to allow oral extraction of diseased teeth in the standing horse. The use of 4 blocks (infraorbital nerve, maxillary nerve, mental nerve, and mandibular nerve) is well documented for desensitization of dental quadrants for oral surgery...

Author(s)
Tanner, R. B.; Hubbell, J. A. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, 2019, 36, 1, pp 40-45
Abstract

Eye lesions are commonly observed in pinnipeds. Clinical assessment is challenging because animals are often blepharospastic and under inhalant anesthesia the globe rotates ventrally, making observation difficult. Retrobulbar and auriculopalpebral nerve block techniques have been developed in other ...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez, J.; Simeone, C.; Gulland, F.; Johnson, S.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2016, 47, 1, pp 236-243
Abstract

The study was conducted on ten horses for brought for treatment of ocular setariosis. All the animals had history of continuous lacrimation with a visible floating worm in one eye. In all the animals, supraorbital, auriculopalpebral and retrobulbar nerve blocks were performed using 2% lidocaine and ...

Author(s)
Verma, N. K.; Reetu; Raghuvanshi, P. D. S.; Deepesh Gautam; Saxena, A. C.; Amarpal; Kinjavdekar, P.; Pawde, A. M.
Publisher
Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery, Hisar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2019, 40, 1, pp 62-63
Abstract

A 37 year old Arabian horse was presented for enucleation. Because of decompensated left heart failure and pulmonary oedema the decision for surgery in a standing position was made. The horse was sedated with acepromazine, levomethadone and xylazine and the supraorbital, lacrimal, infratrochlear...

Author(s)
Hopster, K.; Kästner, S.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2013, 29, 5, pp 616-620
Abstract

Several ocular procedures, including examination, removal of corneal foreign bodies, nictitans surgery, eyelid repair, and tumour excision, can be successfully performed in the appropriately restrained and sedated standing horse. Sedation is best achieved with xylazine, with or without the addition ...

Author(s)
Robertson, S. A.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2004, 20, 2, pp 485-497
Abstract

The appropriate data are supplied for nerve block of 19 different cranial nerves. These include the suborbital, maxillary, mental, inferior alveolar, supraorbital, infratrochlear, lacrimal, ophthalmic, optic, zygomaticotemporal, zygomaticofacial, masseteric, auriculotemporal, facial, great...

Author(s)
Constantinescu, G.; Green, E.; McClure, R.
Citation
Revista Română de Medicină Veterinară, 1994, 4, 1, pp 48-67
Abstract

As an aid to the localization of nerves for nerve block anaesthesia in the cranial region, the distances between the infraorbital, mandibular and supraorbital foramina, and various superficially palpable points of the skull were measured in skulls from 20 Thoroughbreds. The results are tabulated.

Author(s)
Orsi, A. M.; Oliveira, M. C.; Dias, S. M.
Citation
Cientifica, Brazil, 1978, 6, 3, pp 437-442
Abstract

The nerve supply to the eyelids is discussed in relationship to examination of the equine eye. The sites for injecting anaesthetic and the methods of identifying them are described. Two of these sites (supraorbital foramen and zygomatic process) are recommended as being sufficient for examination,...

Author(s)
Manning, J. P.; Clair, L. E. St.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine & Small Animal Clinician, 1976, 71, 2, pp 187-189

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