Surgeon assisted quadratus lumborum block – ‘Gaurav-Aditi’ technique case series

Quadratus lumborum block (QLB) is a new abdominal wall block which has been used successfully for the post operative pain management of patients undergoing abdominal surgeries [1,2]. Classically QLB can be given in four different approaches using ultrasound [3]. In many developing countries like India ultrasound is still not available at all centers. Many times in patients with central obesity it is difficult to perform this block using ultrasound [4]. So we present a new ‘Gaurav-Aditi’ technique of performing the QLB, wherein post-operative pain of six patients who were undergoing open radical nephrectomy was managed successfully.
Source: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

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