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2019 Dec

Minerva Anestesiol



Sensory assessment and block duration of transmuscular quadratus lumborum block at L2 versus L4 in volunteers: a randomized controlled trial.


Lu Y, Zhang J, Xu X, Chen W, Zhang S, Zheng H, Xia Y, Papadimos TJ, Xu X, Chen H
Minerva Anestesiol. 2019 Dec; 85(12):1273-1280.
PMID: 31486620.


The efficacy of an ultrasound guided transmuscular quadratus lumborum block (QLB) for perioperative analgesia of the upper and lower abdomen remain debatable. The purpose of this study was to compare the cutaneous sensory blocked area (CSBA) between QLB blocks performed at the L2 vs. L4 levels.