Malfunction of a catheter placed for continuous quadratus lumborum plane block: rent in the thoracolumbar fascia

Keywords: Complications, Regional Anesthesia, Retroperitoneal surgery

Abstract

Ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum plane block is an effective measure of analgesia perioperatively in abdominal and retroperitoneal surgeries. There are limited reported complications related to the procedure. We report a nonperforming continuous quadratus lumborum plane block possibly due to a suspected rent in thoracolumbar fascia in a retroperitoneal surgery.

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Published
2020-06-20
How to Cite
Panta, S., & Bhattarai, P. (2020). Malfunction of a catheter placed for continuous quadratus lumborum plane block: rent in the thoracolumbar fascia. Journal of Society of Anesthesiologists of Nepal, 7(1), e286. Retrieved from http://www.jsan.org.np/jsan/index.php/jsan/article/view/286