5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- In regards to the lumbo-sacral lateral chain, where do most sympathetic fibers to the lower ext pass thru, and what would blockade at this level cause?
- Describe the lateral chain ganglia?
- Where does the cardiac plexus receive its sympathetic input from?
- In regards to the SNS, where do preganglionic B fibers exit the spinal cord?
- In regards to the cardiac plexus, where does parasympathetic input arise from?
- a With the ventral ramus.
- b Pass thru L2/L3. Causes near complete sympathectomy of the lower ext.
- c Vagus & recurrent laryngeal nerves.
- d T1-T4
- e Paravertebral ganglia T1-L2 on the anterolateral surface of the vertebral bodies.
5 Multiple choice questions
- T1 or below
- In triggering wide dynamic range (WDR) neurons that are responsible for generalization of specific nociceptive info.
- C7 & C8
- An initiating event-crush, stretch, axotomy, ischemia, etc... to a peripheral nerve.
5 True/False questions
What are the target organs for the celiac ganglion? → Urogenital organs
What are the S/S of Horner's syndrome? → Ptosis (drooping of eyelid), flushing, miosis (pupillary constriction), anhidrosis (lack of sweating).
What are the NMDA antagonists, what are they useful for? → Ketamine, dextromethorphan, methadone, PCP
Useful in chronic pain syndrome
Blocking what plexus is indicated in treatment of intraabdominal malignancies & chronic pancreatitis; diagnostic (local or therapeutic (neurolytic block)? → Stellate
What are the target organs of the superior mesenteric ganglion? → Lower colon & rectum