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2022 Jun

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg



Effectiveness of pericapsular nerve group block with ultrasonography in patients diagnosed with hip fracture in the emergency department.


Güllüpınar B, Sağlam C, Ünlüer E E, Ayvat P, Öztürk K, Gül M, Tandon S
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2022 Jun; 28(6):832-838.
PMID: 35652877.


Hip fractures (HF) are among the most common fractures present in the emergency department and are very painful. Pericapsular nerve group block (PENG) is a new regional anesthesia technique developed for analgesia in total hip arthroplas-ties. We aimed to determine the effectiveness of PENG block used to reduce pain in patients with HF in the emergency department.