Interscalene plexus block superior to general anaesthesia for shoulder arthroscopy
Interscalene plexus block versus general anaesthesia for shoulder surgery: a randomized controlled studyEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Feb;25(2):255-61.
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120 patients were randomized to one of three groups to receive either interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB), general anaesthesia (GA), or a combination of both methods (ISB + GA) when undergoing shoulder arthroscopy. The purpose of the study was to compare the two anaesthetic methods with respect to opioid consumption on the day of surgery, with secondary outcomes of interest including anaesthe...
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