Erector Spine Block (ESB) for Pain Relief in a Patient With Multiple Ribs Fracture

  • Ebrahim Espahbodi Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Pain Management, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mehdi Sanatkar Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Pain Management, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Reza Atef Yekta Mail Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Pain Management, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Ribs fracture, Erector spine muscles, Block

Abstract

Erector Spine Block is a simple and effective block in controlling chest wall and upper abdominal pain. It is also possible to increase painless period for a few days by placing a catheter. We used this block in a high-risk traumatic patient to reduce the pain of rib fractures.

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Published
2020-06-29
How to Cite
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Espahbodi E, Sanatkar M, Atef Yekta R. Erector Spine Block (ESB) for Pain Relief in a Patient With Multiple Ribs Fracture. Acta Med Iran. 58(2):83-84.
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Case Report(s)