Sacral erector spinae plane block for analgesia after hip surgery



Erector spinae block, Hip surgery, Ultrasonography


Erector spinae plane block (ESPB) is an interfascial plane block used for providing analgesia in acute or chronic perioperative/postoperative pain for various indications. The case reports presented here describe the use of sacral ESPB for postoperative pain control in two patients who were operated on for a femur fracture. One underwent spinal anesthesia and the other underwent general anesthesia. The sacral ESPB technique has been described and the pain scores and the analgesia requirements of the patients during postoperative 48 hours have been reported. We observed that sacral ESPB is an effective method for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing surgery for the treatment of a femoral fracture through a posterolateral approach.


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Bilge A, Arıcan Şule. Sacral erector spinae plane block for analgesia after hip surgery. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2021 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 May 18];5(6):648-50. Available from: