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Cerebral Blood Flow Evaluation With Trancranial Doppler After Interscalene Nerve Block

The purpose of this study is to assess cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFV) following regional anesthesia for shoulder surgery. The results of this study will help to further understand the physiologic effect of the interscalene nerve block on cerebral blood flow.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: TCD Measurement


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Patients undergoing orthopedic surgery and with an indication for preoperative
   insertion of interscalene nerve block

   - 18-85 years old

   - Give consent to participate in study

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Cannot give consent

   - Patients who are clinically unstable or require urgent/emergent intervention

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 85 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Anna Maria Bombardieri, MD, PhD