5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Blocking what plexus and ganglion is indicated in tx of painful conditions of the pelvis and perineum?
- What are the preganglionic and postganglionic neurotransmitters for the somatic nervous system, the PNS, and SNS?
- Blocking what ganglion is indicated in painful conditions of the lower extremities and pelvic viscera and vascular insufficiency in the legs?
- What are the NMDA antagonists, what are they useful for?
- What do the collateral ganglia accommodate?
- a Somatic: preganglionic-Ach
PNS: preganglionic & postganglionic-Ach
SNS: preganglionic-Ach, postganglionic-NE
- b Superior hypogastric plexus & ganglion impar
- c Preganglionic fibers which do not synapse in lateral chain, but continue in visceral ramus->splanchnic nerves which end in collateral ganglia.
- d Lumbar sympathetic ganglion.
- e Ketamine, dextromethorphan, methadone, PCP
Useful in chronic pain syndrome
5 Multiple choice questions
- T1 or below
- Urogenital organs
- Stellate ganglion. All preganglionic fibers arise below the stellate ganglion.
Could result in Horner's syndrome
5 True/False questions
What does the sensitization of peripheral (C-fibers) & central (dorsal horn laminae 1& 2) involve? → ↑ spontaneous neuronal activity d/t ectopic pacemakers (probably dysfunctional Na channels)
↑ response to stimuli
↓ stimulus threshold (less stimulation required to cause nerves to fire).
Where do the celiac ganglion (collateral ganglion) receive its input? → From the greater & lesser splanchnic nerves.
Describe the wind-up theory. → Superficial & deep divisions.
Both organized around the aortic arch.
What are the target organs of the superior mesenteric ganglion? → Large & small bowel
Blocking what ganglion is indicated in treatment & diagnosis of pain syndromes, vascular insufficiency, hyperhidrosis, and dysrhythmias? → Lumbar sympathetic ganglion.