Erector Spinae Block in a Patient Posted for Nephrectomy with History of Spine Surgery

Author(s): Nidhi Pathak1 , Bhavya Krishna2

Erector spinae block is a relatively new block which gives comparable analgesia but lesser side effects as compared to other techniques like epidural block, paravertebral block, intercostal or interpleural block. We hereby present a case of a patient posted for nephrectomy, in whom epidural block was deferred due to previous spine surgery and neurological deficits and in this patient erector spinae block proved to be very effective.