Preoperative multiple-injection thoracic paravertebral blocks reduce postoperative pain and analgesic requirements after video-assisted thoracic surgery


Kaya F. N. , Turker G., Basagan-Mogol E., Goren S., Bayram S., Gebitekin C.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.20, no.5, pp.639-643, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jvca.2006.03.022
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.639-643

Abstract

Objective: The hypothesis was tested that preoperative multiple-injection thoracic paravertebral blocks reduce opioid requirements and promote early ambulation after video-assisted thoracic surgery procedures.