Nerve Blocks for Total Knee Arthroplasty: Beyond the Adductor Canal (non-CME)


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Join Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA, for a discussion on peripheral nerve block techniques for analgesia after total knee arthroplasty. Dr. Gadsden will review the innervation of the knee and discuss the strengths and limitations of the adductor canal, iPACK, and genicular blocks in managing pain after knee replacement. There will be a Q&A session at the end, moderated by Uma Shastri, MD, FRCPC. 



Dr. Jeff Gadsden

Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA, is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Duke University, and chief of the Division of Orthopedic, Plastic, and Regional Anesthesiology. He graduated with an MD in 1999 from Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, Canada, and undertook training in anesthesiology at the University of Toronto and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. Dr. Gadsden holds fellowships with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (anesthesia) and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and he is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. After working in both Canada and Australia, he decided to return to the United States to focus on his teaching and research interests of ultrasound-guided nerve blockade, the monitoring of regional anesthesia, trauma, and education.

Dr. Uma Shastri

Uma Shastri, MD, FRCPC, is a consultant anesthesiologist at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She completed her residency at the University of Toronto, followed by a regional anesthesia fellowship at The New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA), St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. After her fellowship she worked at both the University of Toronto and Vanderbilt University as an assistant professor of anesthesiology before relocating to Atlanta for her current position. Her non-clinical interests involve improving patient outcomes by utilizing regional anesthesia. Dr. Shastri has also taught at multiple state and national meetings.


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