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Case Report, Analg Resusc Curr Res Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Lower Thoracic Paravertebral Block as an Adjuvant to General Anesthesia for Renal/ Uretric Surgeries - A Case Series

Nishant Kumar*, Sakshi Arora, Ranju Singh and Aruna Jain
Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi-1, India
Corresponding author : Nishant Kumar
Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi-1, India
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Received: January 29, 2014 Accepted: April 25, 2014 Published: May 02, 2014
Citation: Kumar N, Arora S, Singh R, Jain S (2014) Lower Thoracic Paravertebral Block as an Adjuvant to General Anesthesia for Renal/ Uretric Surgeries - A Case Series. Analg Resusc: Curr Res 3:3. doi:10.4172/2324-903X.1000119

Abstract

Lower Thoracic Paravertebral Block as an Adjuvant to General Anesthesia for Renal/ Uretric Surgeries - A Case Series The main objective of this case series is to highlight the effectiveness of continuous paravertebral block (PVB) with the addition of clonidine to bupivacaine, as a supplement to general anaesthesia, with respect to postoperative analgesia for patients undergoing renal or ureteric surgeries.

Keywords: Paravertebral block; Regional anesthesia; Clonidine; Renal surgery

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