Evidence based switch to perianal block for ano-rectal surgeries.

  title={Evidence based switch to perianal block for ano-rectal surgeries.},
  author={Ramanathan Saranga Bharathi and Vinay Sharma and Ajay Kumar Dabas and Arunava Chakladar},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  volume={8 1},
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that switch from spinal/general anaesthesia (SA/GA) to perianal block (PAB) may prove advantageous for proctologic surgeries. This study evaluates the practicability of this evidence based switch. METHODS Feasibility and efficacy of PAB for proctologic surgeries was prospectively evaluated on 100 consecutive patients over 11 months. Thirty ml of local anesthetic (0.25% bupivacaine+1% lignocaine with adrenaline) was infiltrated into the anal sphincter and perianal… CONTINUE READING


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