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2021 Jan 28


Postoperative analgesic effectiveness of ultrasound-guided transmuscular quadratus lumborum block in congenital hip dislocation surgery : A randomized controlled study.


Ahiskalioglu E O, Ahiskalioglu A, Selvitopi K, Peksoz U, Aydin M E, Ates İ, Celik M
Anaesthesist. 2021 Jan 28.
PMID: 33507315.


Congenital hip dysplasia (CHD) defines a spectrum of pathologies in which the acetabulum and proximal femur of babies and children abnormally develop. Open surgery in congenital hip dysplasia leads to severe postoperative pain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum block (QLB) in pediatric patients undergoing surgery for congenital hip dysplasia.