Prof. Manoj Karmakar
MBBS,MD, FRCA, DA(UK), FHKCA, FHKAM(Anaesthesiology)


Director of Paediatric Anaesthesia
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Honorary Consultant
Prince of Wales Hospital
Shatin, NT Hong Kong SAR



For details about citations arising from my publications and links to online versions of some of the publications, refer to: (Researcher ID:J-9370-2013)

  1. Karmakar MK, Areeruk P, Mok LYH, Sivakumar RK. Ultrasound-guided selective trunk block to produce surgical anesthesia of the whole upper extremity: A case report. A A Pract. 2020 July 01;14(9):e01274.

  2. Pangthipampai P, Karmakar MK, Songthamwat B, Pakpirom J, Samy W. Ultrasound-guided multilevel thoracic paravertebral block and its efficacy for surgical anesthesia during primary breast cancer surgery. J Pain Res. 2020 July 09;13:1713-23.

  3. Ho AM, Ho AK, Mizubuti GB, Klar G, Karmakar MK. Regional analgesia for patients with traumatic rib fractures: A narrative review. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 January 01;88(1):e22-30.

  4. Karmakar MK, Pakpirom J, Songthamwat B, Areeruk P. High definition ultrasound imaging of the individual elements of the brachial plexus above the clavicle. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 May 01;45(5):344-50.

  5. Sivakumar RK, Areeruk P, Karmakar MK. Selective trunk block (SeTB): A simple alternative to hybrid brachial plexus block techniques for proximal humeral fracture surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2021 April 01;46(4):376-8.

  6. Sivashanmugam T, Maurya I, Kumar N, Karmakar MK. Reply to: Ipsilateral hemidiaphragmatic paresis after a supraclavicular and costoclavicular brachial plexus block. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2020 May 01;37(5):417-8.

  7. Wong MH, Karmakar MK, Mok LYH, Songthamwat B, Samy W. Minimum effective volume of 0.5% ropivacaine for ultrasound-guided costoclavicular brachial plexus block: A dose finding study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2020 September 01;37(9):780-6.

  8. Lonnqvist PA, Karmakar MK. Accumulating marginal gains. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2021 May 01;46(5):459,101719. Epub 2020 Jun 21.

  9. Lonnqvist PA, Karmakar M. Response to comments on our editorial. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 February 01;64(2):277.

  10. Areeruk P, Sivakumar RK, Karmakar MK. Brachial plexus blockade with anomalous location of the T1 ventral ramus at the supraclavicular fossa. Br J Anaesth. 2020;125(5):e412-4. Available from:

  11. Lonnqvist PA, Karmakar MK, Richardson J, Moriggl B. Response to dr howle and collegues. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 November 11

  12. Lonnqvist PA, Karmakar MK, Richardson J, Moriggl B. Response to comments by dr forero to our daring discourse. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 November 17