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  • Case Report   
  • J Anesth Clin Res 2019, Vol 10(6): 898

Is Continuous PENG Block the New 3-in-1?

Olga Santos1, Rui Pereira1, Tiago Cabral2, Neusa Lages1 and Humberto Machado1,3,4*
1Hospital and University Center of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2Hospital of the Divino Espírito Santo, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
3Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
4Central Research Center in Anesthesiology, Hospital and University Center of Porto, Porto, Portugal
*Corresponding Author : Dr. Humberto Machado, Central Research Center in Anesthesiology, Hospital and University Center of Porto, Porto, Portugal, Tel: +351935848475, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Apr 22, 2019 / Accepted Date: Jun 21, 2019 / Published Date: Jun 28, 2019

Abstract

Fascia iliaca or femoral nerve blocks are used frequently for hip fracture patients due to the opioid-sparing effects. However, these techniques prove to be insufficient in many cases. A recent anatomical study on hip innervation, led to the identification of relevant landmarks to target the hip articular branches, namely the Pericapsular Nerve Group (PENG), which allowed a novel ultrasound-guided approach. The aim of this case report is to show an anesthetic technique not described previously, that included an ultra-sound guided PENG block with perineural catheter.

Keywords: Peripheral nerve blocks; Hip surgery; Accessory obturator nerve

Citation: Santos O, Pereira R, Cabral T, Lages N, Machado H (2019) Is Continuous PENG Block the New 3-in-1? J Anesth Clin Res 10: 898.

Copyright: © 2019 Santos O, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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