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2020 Jul-Sep

Anesth Essays Res



Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Thoracic Paravertebral Block Using Ropivacaine and Balanced General Anesthesia in Breast Surgeries.


Singh UP, Kumar S, Mishra S, Tripathi M, Kumar V, Malviya D
Anesth Essays Res. 2020 Jul-Sep; 14(3):448-453.
PMID: 34092857.


Despite the latest advances in breast surgery, the procedure is frequently associated with postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting, which leads not only to increased patient's suffering but also to a prolongation of hospital stays and related costs. Thoracic paravertebral block (TPVB) has been successfully used to provide analgesia for multiple thoracic and abdominal procedures in both children and adults.