CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 381-383

Combined PENG and LFCN blocks for postoperative analgesia in hip surgery-A case report


Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Ahmed Thallaj
Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/sja.SJA_299_19

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Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is considered an extremely painful procedure. Postoperative analgesic technique especially in an elderly with significant comorbidities is even more challenging. Pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block is a novel technique that has been described recently as an effective analgesic method for hip surgery. We report a case of a successful PENG and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia in THA.


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