Epidural and brachial plexus block equally effective in arthroscopic shoulder surgery
A Comparison of Three Methods for Postoperative Pain Control in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Shoulder SurgeryKorean J Pain. 2015 Jan;28(1):45-51.
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57 patients scheduled to undergo elective arthroscopic shoulder surgery were randomized to receive interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB), continuous cervical epidural (CCE) analgesia or intra-articular (IA) analgesia. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of these analgesic options on measured pain, rescue opioid dosages and pain severity at rest and during motion using a nu...
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