Pectoral nerve blocks along with other multimodal analgesia impart effective perioperative pain relief following cosmetic breast surgery, suggests a study published in the Anaesthesiology Journal.

The Pectoral nerve blocks is a novel regional anesthetic that can provide analgesia for chest wall surgery, potentially protecting the patient from more invasive procedures such as paravertebral blockade. They have been advised for pain relief during and after breast cancer surgery, however, there is no concrete evidence for their use in the case of aesthetic breast surgery.

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