Thoracic paravertebral block: influence of the number of injections.

  title={Thoracic paravertebral block: influence of the number of injections.},
  author={Z. Naja and Mariam A. El-Rajab and Mohamad A. Al-Tannir and Fouad M. Ziade and Khalil Tayara and Fadi Younes and Per-Arne L{\"o}nnqvist},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  volume={31 3},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the radiographic and clinical distribution of 1 to 4 paravertebral injections by use of the same total volume of local anesthetic mixture. METHODS Sixty-nine patients scheduled for surgical interventions suitable for bilateral PVB were included in the study and were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 treatment groups. Group 1 received 4 paravertebral injections on one side versus 1 injection on the contralateral side (23 patients… CONTINUE READING


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