Double-blinded, placebo-controlled, prospective randomized trial evaluating the efficacy of paravertebral block with and without continuous paravertebral block analgesia in outpatient breast cancer surgery.

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BACKGROUND Paravertebral block (PVB) is an effective alternative to general anesthesia for breast cancer surgery. Continuous paravertebral block (CPVB) anesthesia may extend postoperative analgesia at home and improve quality of early postoperative recovery of breast cancer patients. PURPOSE This double-blinded randomized trial was conducted to compare… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.00842.x

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@article{Buckenmaier2010DoubleblindedPP, title={Double-blinded, placebo-controlled, prospective randomized trial evaluating the efficacy of paravertebral block with and without continuous paravertebral block analgesia in outpatient breast cancer surgery.}, author={Chester Buckenmaier and Kyung Hee Kwon and R Stephen Howard and Geselle M McKnight and Craig D. Shriver and William T Fritz and Gerard A Garguilo and Kristin H Joltes and Alexander Stojadinovic}, journal={Pain medicine}, year={2010}, volume={11 5}, pages={790-9} }