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2021 Jul 15

Can J Anaesth

Continuous bilateral subomohyoid suprascapular nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia for bilateral rotator cuff repair: a case report.


Blocking the suprascapular nerve under the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle is a novel regional anesthesia technique that has been proposed for shoulder analgesia. We describe the use of and our experience with bilateral indwelling suprascapular catheters for pain management via continuous infusions in a patient undergoing bilateral shoulder surgery.