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International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
A clinical study of efficacy of thoracic epidural block for post-operative analgesia after thoracic and upper abdominal surgeries


Author(s): Dr Ashwin Soni, Dr. Anshul Nema and Dr. Manish Banjare

Abstract: Surgical procedure on thoracic and upper abdominal region result in most severe postoperative pain and if treated inadequately or inappropriately result in higher incidence of postoperative complication and physical morbidity. We evaluate the postoperative analgesic efficacy of thoracic epidural block by administering inj. Bupivacaine (0.25%) after thoracic and abdominal surgeries. We concluded that it is the technique of choice for adequate analgesia in the immediate postoperative period following the thoracic and abdominal surgeries, where due to pain severe respiratory embarrassment, increase morbidity, delayed recovery, prolong hospital stay was anticipated.

DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2021.v4.i2a.226

Pages: 12-18 | Views: 240 | Downloads: 118

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Dr Ashwin Soni, Dr. Anshul Nema, Dr. Manish Banjare. A clinical study of efficacy of thoracic epidural block for post-operative analgesia after thoracic and upper abdominal surgeries. Int J Med Anesthesiology 2021;4(2):12-18. DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2021.v4.i2a.226
International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology