Phrenic nerve blocage with spinal anesthesia for laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
Murat Dursun, Funda Erdoğdu, Yücel Gültekin 1 * , Şükrü Salih Toprak
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1 Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Yoğun Bakım, Ankara, Turkey
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In this case, we describe a patient having laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) under spinal anesthesia with phrenic nerve blockade. It’s emphasized that in this type of operations, spinal anesthesia may be an alternative method rather the general anesthesia and the resulting shoulder pain in laparoscopic surgery performed under spinal anesthesia can be prevented by phrenic nerve blockade.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2015 - Volume 6 Issue 2, pp. 186-188

Publication date: 13 Jul 2015

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