▪️ Yes, it has no ionizing radiation.
▪️ Yes, it is portable.
▪️ Yes, it is readily mastered by most anesthetists.
▪️ Yes, it allows imaging of the nerve itself.
▪️ Yes, complications from surrounding tissues can be avoided.
▪️ Yes, ultrasound for anesthesiology enables control in real-time.
▪️ But, ultrasound with low frequency leads to the low resolution of images.
▪️ But, some structures are highly reflective of ultrasound.
▪️ But, bones blocks ultrasound waves.
▪️ But, ultrasound surgery has a high cost and is not available in all hospitals.