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Erector Spinae Plane Block vs. Peri-articular Injection in Shoulder Arthroscopy Patients

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OrthoEvidence. Erector Spinae Plane Block vs. Peri-articular Injection in Shoulder Arthroscopy Patients. ACE Report. 2022;0(0):0. Available from:

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

Erector spinae plane block vs. peri-articular injection for pain control after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a randomised controlled trial

Anaesthesia. 2022 Mar;77(3):301-310.

Contributing Authors:
H Shanthanna M Czuczman P Moisiuk T O'Hare M Khan M Forero K Davis J Moro T Vanniyasingam G Foster L Thabane B Alolabi

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Sixty two patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery were randomized to receive a preoperative T2 erector spinae block (n=31) or a peri-articular injection at the end of surgery (n=31). The primary outcome of interest was resting pain in the recovery room. Secondary outcomes of interest included pain scores with movement, opioid use, patient satisfaction and adverse effects. There were no s...

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