Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve BlockPartownavid, Parisa MD*American Journal of Therapeutics: July/August 2009 - Volume 16 - Issue 4 - pp 304-312 doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181715684 Symposium: Advances in Anesthesia, Preoperative and Pain Management Abstract Author Information Abstract With the common use of ultrasound imaging by anesthesiologists, especially for peripheral nerve blocks, this article will review basic physics of ultrasound machine, use of ultrasound in regional anesthesia, review of recent reports in the literature, and the outcome data. Author Information Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, LA. The author has no conflicts of interest to declare. *Address for correspondence: Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951778, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1778. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.