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Motor-sparing high-thoracic erector spinae plane block for proximal humerus surgery and total shoulder arthroplasty surgery: clinical evidence for differential peripheral nerve block?

  • Wen Ma
  • Lisa Sun
  • Lynn Ngai
  • John G. Costouros
  • Robert Steffner
  • Jan Boublik
  • Ban C. H. TsuiEmail author
Correspondence
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain MedicineStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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