Tag Intravenous regional anaesthesia
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August Karl Gustav Bier

August Karl Gustav Bier (1861-1949) German Surgeon. Used Esmarch tourniquet forming the basis of his eponymous Bier block regional anaesthesia
Bier Block 1909 August Karl Gustav Bier 340

Bier Block

Bier Block; Intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA) provides a simple, safe technique for various surgeries on the upper and lower limbs. First performed by Bier in 1908 and fell into disuse