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Vol:200 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14353
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Quadratus Lumborum Block for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hip Dysplasia Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Quadratus Lumborum Block for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hip Dysplasia Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;200(1):2. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Postoperative analgesic effectiveness of ultrasound-guided transmuscular quadratus lumborum block in congenital hip dislocation surgery : A randomized controlled study.

Anaesthesist . 2021 Dec;70(Suppl 1):53-59.

Contributing Authors:
E Oral Ahiskalioglu A Ahiskalioglu K Selvitopi U Peksoz ME Aydin I Ates M Celik

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Forty children undergoing pelvic osteotomies for congenital hip dysplasia were randomized to receive a preoperative quadratus lumborum block (QLB, n=20) or local infiltration of the incision (n=20). The primary outcome of interest was pain measured with the face, legs, activity, crying, consolability (FLACC) scale. Secondary outcomes of interest were postoperative analgesic consumption and parent ...

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