ACE Report #4793
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Comparison between 0.125% and 0.25% bupivacaine ISBPB in rotator cuff repair

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Diaphragm function after interscalene brachial plexus block: a double-blind, randomized comparison of 0.25% and 0.125% bupivacaine

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Mar;22(3):381-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2012.06.011. Epub 2012 Sep 1

Contributing Authors: EM Thackeray JD Swenson MC Gertsch KM Phillips JW Steele RT Burks RZ Tashjian PE Greis

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30 patients undergoing rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block with either 20 mL of 0.125% bupivacaine or 0.25% bupivacaine, to compare the diaphragm function, oxygen saturation, and pain management outcomes between groups. Following evaluations over a 48 hour period, clinically similar pain management (VAS pain scores and opioid requirem...

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