Application of Celiac Plexus Block in Postoperative Analgesia of Upper Abdominal Surgery
This subject intends to explore the value of intraoperative celiac plexus block in postoperative acute pain management and its promoting effect on patients' rapid recovery during epigastric laparotomy through a randomized controlled trial.
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|Eligible Ages||18 Years and Over|
- - Patients will accept open upper abdominal surgery and requiring intestinal anastomosis.
- - Patients cannot cooperate with pain assessment; - Patients with analgesic drug abuse; - Patients with other operations in the same period; ④ Patients need to be cared in ICU after operation; ⑤ Allergic to amide local anesthetics.
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|Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University|
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|Minpu Li, Master|
|Principal Investigator Affiliation||Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University|
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|Pain, Postoperative, Nerve Block|
This study is a single center, randomized, double-blind controlled study. After calculating the sample size, 66 subjects would be randomly assigned to nerve block group (NB group: local anesthetic injection at the target position) and blank control group (GC group: no celiac plexus block) according to the ratio of 1:1, in order to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of celiac plexus block (CPB) as a part of multimodal analgesia for postoperative pain management. Anesthesia protocol: the standard anesthesia protocol for open upper abdominal surgery in our hospital was adopted. Postoperative analgesia plan: before abdominal closure at the end of operation, The surgeon was instructed to perform a single celiac plexus block (CPB) under direct vision. Ropivacaine was injected into the target nerve in NB group, but no injection in GC group. After the operation, the anesthesiologist used ropivacaine to perform ultrasound-guided lower costal oblique transverse abdominal muscle plane nerve block (tapb) and rectus abdominis posterior sheath nerve block. When leaving the operating room, connect intravenous analgesia pump. Patients with subjective pain score of 3 or above can press. If the analgesia is insufficient, intravenous injection of dezocine can be added temporarily. The intravenous analgesia pump shall be withdrawn after 72 hours of use. If the analgesia pump is used up and is still needed, the anesthesiologist can evaluate and add medicine.
Experimental: NB group
Celiac plexus block (CPB) was added to the postoperative analgesia plan. CPB: the target nerve is located in the retroperitoneal space, embedded in the fat in front of the aorta, and distributed in a network along the anterolateral wall of the aorta, just at the beginning of the celiac trunk. During direct vision (anterior) block, first expose the upper edge of the pancreas, palpate the abdominal aorta and abdominal trunk, and palpate the pulsation of the common hepatic artery and splenic artery at the level of the abdominal trunk. Use a 25g 6cm puncture needle with an extension tube and a syringe pumped back by an assistant to form a negative pressure, then the needle is inserted into the fat on both sides of the abdominal aorta. If there is no blood or fluid outflow, slowly inject 10ml of 0.5% ropivacaine each side. After pulling out the needle, observe whether there is damage and bleeding. If necessary, use low-energy electrocoagulation to stop bleeding.
No Intervention: GC group
The same analgesic plan as the experimental group, except that CPB is not performed.
Procedure: - Celiac plexus block
The surgeon is instructed to perform a single celiac plexus block under direct vision. 10ml 0.5% ropivacaine is injected into the nerve in both sides.
Drug: - Ropivacaine
Mixed solution for nerve block, made of 0.75% ropivacaine (Naropin, Astrazeneca AB) diluted in different proportions.
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Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
Minpu Li, Master