Thoracic Paravertebral Block for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: Single Injection Versus Multiple Injections


KAYA F. N., TÜRKER Y. G., Mogol E. B., Bayraktar S.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.26, no.1, pp.90-94, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jvca.2011.09.008
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.90-94
  • Keywords: paravertebral block, postoperative pain, analgesia, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, NERVE BLOCKADE, ANALGESIA, SPACE, THORACOTOMY, ANESTHESIA, SPREAD
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Thoracic paravertebral blocks (PVBs) have been shown to be effective for analgesia after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) with single- and multiple-injection techniques. The efficacy of single-injection PVB was compared with multiple-injection PVB on postoperative analgesia in VATS was studied.