The bilateral superficial cervical plexus block with 0.75% ropivacaine administered before or after surgery does not prevent postoperative pain after total thyroidectomy.

@article{Herbland2006TheBS,
  title={The bilateral superficial cervical plexus block with 0.75% ropivacaine administered before or after surgery does not prevent postoperative pain after total thyroidectomy.},
  author={Alexandre Herbland and Olivier Cantini and Patrick Reynier and Philippe Valat and Jacques B Jougon and Yannick Arimone and G{\'e}rard Janvier},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          34-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Patients undergoing thyroid surgery need postoperative pain management. Bilateral superficial cervical plexus block by administration of 0.25% bupivacaine with 1:200000 epinephrine at the end of surgery has been shown to improve postoperative analgesia. The objective of this study was to assess the analgesic efficacy in the first 36 postoperative hours after total thyroidectomy of bilateral superficial cervical plexus block with 0.75% ropivacaine administered before… CONTINUE READING
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