Suprascapular nerve block as a method of preemptive pain control in shoulder surgery

  title={Suprascapular nerve block as a method of preemptive pain control in shoulder surgery},
  author={J{\"o}rg Jerosch and Marcelo Camargo Saad and M. E. Greig and Tim Filler},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) in shoulder surgery. The study group consisted of 260 patients, which were subjected to shoulder operations. The patients were divided into two equal groups: group I with nerve block compared to a control group II without a nerve block. The mean age of the patients in group I was 56.2 ± 6.86 years and that in group II was 54.5 ± 7.06 years. The female to male ratio was 71:59 in group I and was 69:61 in group… CONTINUE READING


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