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Hackenbruch's rhombus

Alternative eponyms

  • Hackenbruch’s procedure for regional anaesthesia


Anästhesie durch Umspritzung der Operationsstelle (German). Lokalanästhesie durch subkutane rhombusförmige Umspritzung des Operationsfeldes (German).

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Local anaesthesia of the operation area.


Local anaesthesia of the operation area induced by injections in a rhombic pattern from two injection points.


  • P. T. Hackenbruch:
    Örtliche Schmerzlosigkeit bei Operationen. Wiesbaden, Bechtold, 1897.

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