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2024 Feb 12

Cochrane Database Syst Rev



Erector spinae plane block for postoperative pain.


Oostvogels L, Weibel S, Meißner M, Kranke P, Meyer-Frießem CH, Pogatzki-Zahn E, Schnabel A


Acute and chronic postoperative pain are important healthcare problems, which can be treated with a combination of opioids and regional anaesthesia. The erector spinae plane block (ESPB) is a new regional anaesthesia technique, which might be able to reduce opioid consumption and related side effects.