Article describes the anatomy of the antecubital fossa


Intravenous literature: Kordowicz, A., Baroni, M.L. and Berridge, D.C. (2013) Anatomy of the antecubital fossa. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine. 14(5), p.173.


The antecubital fossa is an important site of both arterial and venous cannulation. Elbow blocks can be used in hand or forearm surgery and to supplement brachial plexus block. This article outlines the essential anatomy of this region and its clinical application.

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