Ultrasound Guidance Lowers Risks of Thoracic Nerve Block Technique for Mastectomy

Newswise – January 14, 2016 – A regional anesthesia technique called thoracic paravertebral nerve block is highly effective in controlling pain after breast cancer surgery, but concern about potential complications may limit its use. A new study provides evidence that using ultrasound to guide the nerve blocking procedure lowers the risk of complications, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Source: Newswise – Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:28:32 GMT

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