Stellate ganglion or cervicothoracic ganglion is a collection of sympathetic nerves at the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae. Stellate ganglion covers the nerves that go to the arms and face. Stellate ganglion block is employed to stellate ganglion during the surgeries of head and neck, upper limb, and upper chest. As this is a complicated technique, patient will be administered with local anesthetics to perform this blockage. Using X-ray (fluoroscopy) guidance, a fine needle is placed near the stellate ganglion and anesthetic is injected.
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