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Table 5 Opioid consumption in fascial plane blocks

From: Regional analgesia techniques for effective recovery from coronary artery bypass surgeries: a retrospective study involving the experience of a single center

  Tramadol (mg, mean) Pethidine (µg, mean)
TPVB 50 ± 28.8# 62.5 ± 29.7#
TPVB + SAB + PIB 41.6 ± 18.1+ 41.6 ± 27.6+
SAB + PIB 75 ± 25 70 ± 24.4
DIESPB 28.3 ± 22.6* 29.1 ± 24.6*
  1. TPVB thoracic paravertebral block, DIESPB dual-injection erector spinae plane block, SAB serratus anterior plane block, PIB Parasternal intercostal block
  2. *p < 0.01 (DIESPB compared to other blocks) +p < 0.05 (TPVB + SAB + PIB blocks compared to SAB + PIB blocs)
  3. #p < 0.05 (TPVB compared to SAB + PIB blocks)