Ultrasound-Guided Serratus Plane Block and Fast-Track Tracheal Extubation in the Operating Room for Thoracic Trauma Patients: A Case Report.

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Painful rib fractures may be a factor in trauma patients remaining intubated and being given postoperative mechanical ventilation after emergency surgery. Regional techniques could provide sufficient analgesia in these patients to enable weaning and extubation and thus prevent or minimize complications related to prolonged ventilatory support. We describe a… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000600

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@article{Fusco2017UltrasoundGuidedSP, title={Ultrasound-Guided Serratus Plane Block and Fast-Track Tracheal Extubation in the Operating Room for Thoracic Trauma Patients: A Case Report.}, author={Pierfrancesco Fusco and Paolo Scimia and Stefano Di Carlo and Ambra Testa and Antonio Luciani and Emiliano Petrucci and Franco Marinangeli}, journal={A & A case reports}, year={2017}, volume={9 11}, pages={305-307} }