Chest Wall Blocks- PECS I, PECS II, Serratus Plane, and Pectoral Intercostal Blocks
VIP Lecture Series • 17m
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Vlad Frenk, an anesthesiologist at Stamford Hospital and instructor at the Stamford School of Regional Anesthesia (http://www.ssrausa.com), discusses the role of several innovative chest wall blocks: PECS I, PECS II, Serratus Plane, and Pectoral Intercostal blocks. These blocks are sometimes referred to as "TAP blocks for the chest," and can provide analgesia for various surgeries of the breast, chest, axilla, and latissimus dorsi.
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