Intrathoracic intercostal nerve block is a well-described procedure used to provide postoperative pain relief following thoracotomy. The two cases described present possible complications secondary to such blocks and suggest that the routine use of intrathoracic intercostal nerve blocks should be discouraged.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine