Bilateral interpleural injection of local anesthetics

J. L. Aguilar, A. Montero, F. Vidal Lopez, J. F. Llamazares

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Two cases of bilateral interpleural analgesia using bupivacaine are presented. This technique was selected due to relative or absolute contraindications to continuous thoracic epidural analgesia in both Emphasis is placed on the safeguards that need to be employed to avoid the very serious potential complications when this method is employed bilaterally. © 1989 American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-94
JournalRegional Anesthesia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989


  • Bilateral interpleural analgesia
  • Bupivacaine


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