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Volume 14, Number 11, November 2023, pages 351-355

Epidural-Like Effect of a Continuous Right-Sided Erector Spinae Plane Blockade for Complicated Pediatric Abdominal Surgery


Table 1. Relative Risk of Regional Blocks in Patients With Coagulation Abnormalities
Block categoryExamples
Low risk (superficial)Local infiltration
Superficial blocksDigital nerve block, superficial cervical plexus block, Bier’s block, forearm nerve block
Fascial blocksErector spinae plane block, transverse abdominus plane block
Superficial perivascular blocksFemoral nerve block, popliteal nerve block, intercostal nerve block, interscalene nerve block
Deep blocksCeliac plexus block, stellate ganglion block, obturator block, supra- and infra-clavicular brachial plexus blocks
Paravertebral blocksParavertebral block, lumbar plexus block, deep cervical plexus block
High risk (deep)Neuraxial blocksEpidural anesthesia, spinal anesthesia