Thyroid Surgeries under bilateral superficial cervical plexus block – A Case Series

Vol 7 | Issue 2 | May-August 2021 | Page: 17-20 | Satish V Kamat, Prabhakar Subramanian, Kala Eswaran


Author: Satish V Kamat [1], Prabhakar Subramanian [2], Kala Eswaran [3]

[1] Consultant Oncosurgeon, Aasha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
[2] Consultant Surgeon, Aasha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
[3] Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Aasha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Kala Eswaran,
Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Aasha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: drkalaeswaran@gmail.com.


Thyroid Surgeries under bilateral superficial cervical plexus block – A Case Series


Abstract

Superficial cervical plexus block is a simple regional anesthesia procedure which can be performed by landmark guided as well as ultrasound-guided techniques. It has been used to provide anesthesia or analgesia for various procedures involving superficial surgeries in the neck and shoulder. The pain after thyroid surgery is of mild to moderate intensity and of short duration. I describe 12 cases in which bilateral superficial cervical plexus block was performed to conduct awake thyroid surgeries.
Keywords: Thyroid surgery, Superficial cervical plexus block, regional anesthesia, neck surgeries, analgesia.


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How to Cite this Article: Kamat SV, Subramanian P, Eswaran K. Thyroid Surgeries Under Bilateral Superficial Cervical Plexus Block – A Case Series | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | May-August 2021; 7(2): 17-20.

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