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Erector spinae plane block for analgesia after lower segment caesarean section: Case report

E Yamak Altinpulluk, D García Simón, M Fajardo-Pérez
Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación 2018, 65 (5): 284-286
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Effective postoperative analgesia after emergency caesarean section is important because it provides early recovery, ambulation and breast-feeding. The ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block has been orginally described for providing thoracic analgesia at the T5 transverse process by Forero et al. We performed post-operative bilateral erector spinae plane blocks with 20ml bupivacaine 0.25% at the level of the T9 transverse process in a pregnant woman after caesarean section. In this report, we described that bilateral erector spinae plane block at T9 level provides effective and long-lasting postoperative analgesia for lower abdominal surgery.

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