Bilateral Erector Spinae Plane Block for Thoracolumbar Decompressive Spinal Surgery
A randomised trial of bilateral erector spinae plane block vs. no block for thoracolumbar decompressive spinal surgery.Anaesthesia. 2021 Nov;76(11):1499-1503.
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Sixty patients undergoing a thoracolumbar decompressive spinal surgery were randomized to receive an intra-operative erector spinae block (n=30) or no block (n=30). The primary outcome of interest was the Quality of Recovery 15 (QoR-15) at 24 hours post-operation. Secondary outcomes included pain scores and opioid consumption. Results revealed significantly improved QoR-15 scores at 24 hours, lowe...
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