Serratus-intercostal interfascial block as an opioid-saving strategy in supra-umbilical open surgery.

@article{Martn2018SerratusintercostalIB,
  title={Serratus-intercostal interfascial block as an opioid-saving strategy in supra-umbilical open surgery.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a T Fern{\'a}ndez Mart{\'i}n and Servando L{\'o}pez {\'A}lvarez and Mar{\'i}a P{\'e}rez Herrero},
  journal={Revista espanola de anestesiologia y reanimacion},
  year={2018}
}
INTRODUCTION The administration of local anaesthetic in the serratus-intercostal space provides adequate analgesia in non-reconstructive breast surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the blockage of the last intercostal nerves (T7-T11) can lead to opioid savings in supra-umbilical open surgery procedures. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective… CONTINUE READING