Vol 6 | Issue 2 | May-August 2020 | page: 4-5 | Jesto kurian
Author: Jesto kurian 
 Anaesthesiology Institute Cleveland Clinic Abudhabi LLC, Al Maryah Island Po box 112412, Abudhabi, UAE
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Jesto kurian ,
Associate Staff Physician, Anaesthesiology Institute Cleveland Clinic Abudhabi LLC, Al Maryah Island Po box 112412, Abudhabi, UAE
Igel Phantom: An Innovative Model for USG Guided Needling Training
Advancements in Ultrasonography has increased the interest among anesthesiologists to learn regional anesthesia techniques specially the peripheral nerve blocks. But it takes a long learning curve to become an expert in ultrasound guided regional aneaesthesia techniques. The training models like blue phantom is expensive and not freely available. Other commercially available phantom models like gelatin based phantom and agar based phantoms though cheap has less shelf life .We devised a novel and cost effective learning phantom using Igel for needling training. Further studies are required for comparing the quality of Igel based phantoms with commercially available phantoms like blue phantom.
Keywords: Ultrasonography; Igel; Phantom.
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|How to Cite this Article: kurian J | Igel Phantom: An Innovative Model for USG Guided Needling Training | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | May-August 2020; 6(2): 04-05.|