Vol 7 | Issue 3 | September-December 2021 | Page: 26-28 | Kala Eswaran, Satish V Kamat
Author: Kala Eswaran , Satish V Kamat 
 Department of Anaesthesia, Asha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
 Department of Oncosurgery, Asha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Kala Eswaran,
Consultant Anaesthetist, Asha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
Peripheral Nerve Stimulator-Guided Regional Anaesthesia for Modified Radical Mastectomy in High-Risk Patients – A Case Series
Thoracic paravertebral block (TPVB) is an effective and time-tested regional anesthesia (RA) technique of anesthesia/analgesia for breast surgeries. It can be performed by landmark guided, peripheral nerve stimulator (PNS) guided or ultrasound-guided techniques. We used PNS guided TPVB for carcinoma breast surgery in fifteen high-risk patients where general anesthesia was not feasible. All patients had undergone surgeries under standalone RA techniques and without any block-related complications. We describe 15 cases in which PNS guided TPVB and supraclavicular brachial plexus block were performed to conduct modified radical mastectomy under RA and monitored anesthesia care.
Keywords: Paravertebral block, Supraclavicular brachial plexus block, Carcinoma breast, Postoperative analgesia.
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|How to Cite this Article: Eswaran K, Kamat SV | Peripheral Nerve Stimulator-Guided Regional Anaesthesia for Modified Radical Mastectomy in High-Risk Patients – A Case Series | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | September-December 2021; 7(3): 26-28.