Pectoralis-serratus interfascial plane block vs thoracic paravertebral block for unilateral radical mastectomy with axillary evacuation.

@article{Hetta2016PectoralisserratusIP,
  title={Pectoralis-serratus interfascial plane block vs thoracic paravertebral block for unilateral radical mastectomy with axillary evacuation.},
  author={Diab Fuad Hetta and Khalid Mohammed Rezk},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2016},
  volume={34},
  pages={91-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the analgesic efficacy and safety of pectoralis-serratus interfascial plane block in comparison with thoracic paravertebral block for postmastectomy pain. DESIGN A prospective randomized controlled study. SETTING Tertiary center, university hospital. PATIENTS Sixty-four adult women, American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status classes I, II, and III, scheduled for unilateral modified radical mastectomy with axillary evacuation… CONTINUE READING