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2021 Mar 02

Ann Thorac Surg

Continuous serratus anterior plane block improved early pulmonary function after lung cancer surgery.


Gao W, Yang X-L, Hu J-C, Gu H, Wu X-N, Hu S-S, Wang S, Chai X-Q, Wang DI
Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 02.
PMID: 33667460.


Serratus anterior plane block (SAPB) has been proven to be an efficient way to control postoperative pain. This study explored whether the use of continuous SAPB in combination with flurbiprofen could improve early pulmonary function in lung cancer patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).