Analgesia After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

  • End date
    Jan 14, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Assiut University
Updated on 14 March 2022


Although less invasive, postoperative analgesia remains challenging in patients undergoing uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).


Although less invasive, postoperative analgesia remains challenging in patients undergoing uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

Adequate postoperative pain relief is imperative to hasten functional recovery, accelerate discharge from the hospital, and reduce chronic postsurgical pain.

Condition Post Operative Pain
Treatment Ultrasound-guided deep serratus anterior plane block with isobaric bupivacaine, Local wound infiltration with isobaric bupivacaine, Ultrasound-guided thoracic paravertebral block with isobaric bupivacaine
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05094323
SponsorAssiut University
Last Modified on14 March 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Patients scheduled for uniportal VATS under general anesthesia, ASA status I-III, aged from 18 to 70 years old of both sex

Exclusion Criteria

Contraindications to regional block
Body mass index (BMI) > 30 Kg/m2
Psychiatric diseases
Severe renal, liver, or cardiac dysfunction
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