A pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of PEC blocks in minimising chronic post-mastectomy pain

Lisa Anne Sheehan, Greg Mark Britten, Sarah Elizabeth Clark


This small prospective pilot study of 17 patients evaluated the efficacy of PECS block in preventing both immediate and long term post-operative pain after mastectomy. It describes the technique for performing a PECS blockade and demonstrated very low pain scores in both the peri-operative period and at 6 months.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jst.v10n2p30

Journal of Solid Tumors

ISSN 1925-4067(Print)   ISSN 1925-4075(Online)

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