Korean J Anesthesiol 2022 Apr 4. Epub 2022 Apr 4.
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Anesthesia and Pain Research Institute, Translational Research Unit for Anatomy and Analgesia, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Many techniques for regional anesthesia and analgesia of the thorax are currently being used in clinical practice. Among them, a recent international consensus anatomically classified paraspinal blocks in the thoracic spine region into four different types: paravertebral block, retrolaminar block, erector spinae plane block, and intertransverse process block. These blocks have different anatomical targets, thus the spreading patterns of the injectate differ. Read More