Erector Spinae Plane Block in pediatric cancer pain: Case report

  • Guillermo Eduardo Aréchiga-Ornelas a. Department of Palliative and Pain Medicine, Hospital General de Occidente. Guadalajara, Mexico. b. Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1052-0929
  • Jorge Alberto Ramos-Guerrero a. Department of Palliative and Pain Medicine, Hospital General de Occidente. Guadalajara, Mexico. b. Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5394-9442
  • Pablo Humberto Bueno-Acosta Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Mariel Del Río-Parra Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6488-5691
  • Oscar Sotelo-Rosero Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3639-725X
  • José Alberto Coria-Márquez Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Óscar Contreras-Martínez Palliative and Pain Medicine Specialty, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • José Alejandro Apraez-Erazo Especialidad Medicina Paliativa y del Dolor, Universidad de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, México.
Keywords: Pediatric cancer pain, Children, Regional anesthesia, Erector spinal plane block, Multimodal analgesia

Abstract

The advent of the erector spinae plane block brought about new therapeutic options as part of a multimodal analgesia strategy, as evidenced in this case, which describes a five-year old pre-school patient who presented with severe abdominal cancer pain, secondary to an abdominal neuroblastoma, with partial high-dose opioid response, undergoing bilateral erector spinal plane block. The technique used did not give rise to complications and proved to be effective in blocking pain and reducing the dose of opioids 36 hours after the procedure. The paper discusses the variables involved in the mode of administration (continuous infusion vs. bolus) and the benefit for optimal analgesia in the pediatric oncology setting.

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Aréchiga-Ornelas GE, Ramos-Guerrero JA, Bueno-Acosta PH, Del Río-Parra M, Sotelo-Rosero O, Coria-Márquez JA, Contreras-Martínez Óscar, Apraez-Erazo JA. Erector Spinae Plane Block in pediatric cancer pain: Case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2022Apr.1 [cited 2022May20];50(2). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1014

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2022-04-01
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Aréchiga-Ornelas GE, Ramos-Guerrero JA, Bueno-Acosta PH, Del Río-Parra M, Sotelo-Rosero O, Coria-Márquez JA, Contreras-Martínez Óscar, Apraez-Erazo JA. Erector Spinae Plane Block in pediatric cancer pain: Case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2022Apr.1 [cited 2022May20];50(2). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1014
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