Extended unilateral anesthesia. New technique or paravertebral anesthesia?

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The authors previously reported a case in which injection of local anesthetic posterior to the endothoracic fascia at the T11 vertebral level gave rise to extended analgesia in thoracic and lumbar dermatomes. They now report a study in which this type of anesthesia was used in patients undergoing herniorrhaphy. METHODS A 12-mL… (More)

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@article{Saito1996ExtendedUA, title={Extended unilateral anesthesia. New technique or paravertebral anesthesia?}, author={T. Saito and Erin Gallagher and S. J. Cutler and Kumiko Tanuma and K. Yamada and N. Saito and K. Maruyama and Cynthia M. Carlsson}, journal={Regional anesthesia}, year={1996}, volume={21 4}, pages={304-7} }