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Bilateral erector spinae plane blocks using a small volume of local anesthetic for acute pain control after single-port laparoscopic surgery


 Department of Anesthesiology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan

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Ming-Hwang Shyr,
Department of Anesthesiology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, 707, Section 3, Chung-Yang Road, Hualien
Taiwan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tcmj.tcmj_114_18

In the era of enhanced recovery after surgery, clinicians are encouraged to develop optimized programs for patients who require surgery. Minimal intervention with laparoscopic surgery and multimodal pain management mostly with peripheral nerve block are key components. We are developing a departmental program for enhanced recovery after surgery for single-port laparoscopic surgery. We applied an erector spinae plane block, a novel, newly recognized block, bilaterally at the T10 transverse process with a small dose (10 mL) of local anesthetic. This method was effective and safe and resulted in successful analgesia in a patient who received single-port surgery. This surgery requires a 3–5 cm horizontal or longitudinal periumbilical incision, which was performed in this case, and our results were promising and encouraging.


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