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2022 Jul-Sep

Anesth Essays Res



Comparison of Pericapsular Nerve Group Block with Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block in Adult Patients Undergoing Hip Surgeries: A Double-Blinded Randomized Control Study.


Kalashetty MB, Channappagoudar R, Alwandikar V, Naik DL, Hulakund SY, Guddad A
Anesth Essays Res. 2022 Jul-Sep; 16(3):397-401.
PMID: 36620112.


Hip fractures are the most common orthopedic condition in elderly patients. In this patient group, efficient preoperative analgesia that reduces the requirement for opioids and their negative side effects is crucial. This study aims for evaluating the efficiency of fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB) and pericapsular nerve group (PENG) in providing the appropriate analgesia before positioning patients for spinal anesthesia (SA).