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Pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block provides improved short-term analgesia compared with the femoral nerve block in hip fracture surgery: a single-center double-blinded randomized comparative trial
Lin, D-Yin; Morrison, Craig; Brown, Brigid. et al

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine expert panel recommendations on point-of-care ultrasound education and training for regional anesthesiologists and pain physicians-part I: clinical indications

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine expert panel recommendations on point-of-care ultrasound education and training for regional anesthesiologists and pain physicians-part II: recommendations
Haskins, Stephen C.; Bronshteyn, Yuriy; Perlas, Anahi. et al

Evaluation of ultrasound-guided rhomboid intercostal nerve block for postoperative analgesia in breast cancer surgery: a prospective, randomized controlled trial
Altiparmak, Basak; Toker, Melike Korkmaz; Uysal, Ali Ihsan. et al

Comparison of ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block and thoracic paravertebral block for postoperative analgesia after video-assisted thoracic surgery: a randomized controlled non-inferiority clinical trial
Taketa, Yasuko; Irisawa, Yumi; Fujitani, Taro

Cervical erector spinae plane block: a cadaver study
Elsharkawy, Hesham; Ince, Iier; Hamadnalla, Hassan. et al

Mechanism of action of HTX-011: a novel, extended-release, dual-acting local anesthetic formulation for postoperative pain
Ottoboni, Thomas; Quart, Barry; Pawasauskas, Jayne. et al

Chronic pain and psychedelics: a review and proposed mechanism of action
Castellanos, Joel P.; Woolley, Chris; Bruno, Kelly Amanda. et al

Comparison of quadratus lumborum block and caudal block for postoperative analgesia in pediatric patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair and orchiopexy surgeries: a randomized controlled trial
Oksuz, Gozen; Arslan, Mahmut; Urfalioglu, Aykut. et al

Transmuscular quadratus lumborum block reduces opioid consumption and prolongs time to first opioid demand after laparoscopic nephrectomy
Dam, Mette; Hansen, Christian; Poulsen, Troels Dirch. et al

Statistically significant but clinically unimportant: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the analgesic benefits of erector spinae plane block following breast cancer surgery
Hussain, Nasir; Brull, Richard; Noble, Jordan. et al

Explant rates of electrical neuromodulation devices in 1177 patients in a single center over an 11-year period
Al-Kaisy, Adnan; Royds, Jonathan; Al-Kaisy, Omar. et al

Green-gional’ anesthesia: the non-polluting benefits of regional anesthesia to decrease greenhouse gases and attenuate climate change
Kuvadia, Mausam; Cummis, Cynthia Eden; Liguori, Gregory; Wu, Christopher L.

Does the addition of iPACK to adductor canal block in the presence or absence of periarticular local anesthetic infiltration improve analgesic and functional outcomes following total knee arthroplasty? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Hussain, Nasir; Brull, Richard; Sheehy, Brendan. et al

Analgesic efficacy of cannabinoids for acute pain management after surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Abdallah, Faraj W.; Hussain, Nasir; Weaver, Tristan; Brull, Richard

Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for the prevention of migraine and vestibular migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Wang, Fengzhi; Wang, Jiaoqi; Cao, Yumeng; Xu, Zhongxin

Revisiting the anatomical evidence supporting the classical landmark of genicular nerve ablation
Tran, John; Agur, Anne; Peng, Philip

NSAIDs for analgesia in the era of COVID-19
Herzberg, Daniel L.; Sukumaran, Harry P.; Viscusi, Eugene

Buprenorphine management in the perioperative period: educational review and recommendations from a multisociety expert panel
Kohan, Lynn; Potru, Sudheer; Barreveld, Antje M. et al

Opening injection pressure monitoring using an in-line device does not prevent intraneural injection in an isolated nerve model
Mejia, Jorge; Varela, Victor; Domenech, Javier. et al