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Perioperative Pain Relief by Thoracic Paravertebral Block for Wide Excision of Chest Wall Mass

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Masih Ebrahimy Dehkordy 1 , * , SR Mosavi 2

1 Department of Anaesthesia, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Cancer Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Ebrahimy Dehkordy M , Mosavi S. Perioperative Pain Relief by Thoracic Paravertebral Block for Wide Excision of Chest Wall Mass, Int J Cancer Manag. 2011 ; 4(3):e80747.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Journal of Cancer Management: 4 (3); e80747
Published Online: September 30, 2011
Article Type: Case Report
Received: October 06, 2010
Accepted: June 20, 2011

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Abstract

Paravertebral block is an appropriate method for intraoperative and postoperative pain relief in hemithorax operations .Effectiveness of this type of pain management have already been shown in breast surgery .Its effect on controlling chest wall pain is clear and remarkable. In our case despite of wide extension of lesion and penetration of ulcer to the deep part of thorax after excision, the patient had a very comfortable and painless recovery

Keywords

Paravertebral block Perioperative pain Thoracic wall analgesia

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