Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://bjan-sba.org/article/doi/10.1016/j.bjane.2021.09.014
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Case Report

Erector spinae plane blockade in the first stage of labour: a case series

Eylem Yasar, Ali Ihsan Uysal

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Abstract

Introduction
The objective of this case series was to present the importance of labour analgesia and the preference for erector spinae plane (ESP) block as a new technique that can be used for labour analgesia.

Case reports
The three patients were 25-year-old primipara with 5-cm cervical dilation, a 30-year-old multiparous with 5-cm cervical dilatation, and a 32-year-old primipara with 4-cm cervical dilation.

Conclusions
Bilateral ESP block may be an alternative analgesic technique for the first stage of labour.

Keywords

Labor pain,  Analgesia,  Obstetrical,  Nerve block

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