Management of complex regional pain syndrome type I in upper extremity-evaluation of continuous stellate ganglion block and continuous infraclavicular brachial plexus block: a pilot study.

@article{Toshniwal2012ManagementOC,
  title={Management of complex regional pain syndrome type I in upper extremity-evaluation of continuous stellate ganglion block and continuous infraclavicular brachial plexus block: a pilot study.},
  author={Gokul R. Toshniwal and Rani Sunder and Ronald Thomas and G. P. Dureja},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={96-106}
}
UNLABELLED Interventional pain management techniques play an important role in the multidisciplinary approach to management of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). In this preliminary study we compared the efficacy of continuous stellate ganglion (CSG) block with that of continuous infraclavicular brachial plexus (CIBP) block in management of CRPS type I of upper extremity. METHODS Thirty-three patients with CRPS type I of upper extremity were randomly assigned to either CSG or CIBP group… CONTINUE READING