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Table 2 Summary of study characteristics included in analysis

From: The effect of ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block on postsurgical pain: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Authors Year of Publication Procedures Treatment/Control UG Treatment Anesthesia Method of extraction
Abu Elyazed et al. [26] 2019 Open epigastic hernia repair 30/30 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
Sham block (1 ml NS)
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Aksu et al. [27] 2019 Breast surgery 25/25 Y Single-shot
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
No block
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Ciftci et al. [28] 2019 Video assisted thoracic surgery 30/30 Y Single-shot
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
No block
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Gurkan et al. [29] 2018 Breast cancer surgery 25/25 Y Single-shot
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
Sham block (NS)
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Hamed et al. [30] 2019 Abdominal hysterectomy 30/30 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.5% bupivacaine
Sham block (NS)
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Krishna et al. [31] 2018 Cardiac surgery 53/53 Y Bilateral
3 mg/kg 0.375% Ropivacaine
No block
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Oksuz et al. [32] 2019 Reduction mammoplasty 21/22 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
No block
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Singh et al. [33] 2019 Radical mastectomy 20/20 Y Single-shot
20 ml 0.5% bupivacaine
No block
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Singh et al. [34] 2019 Lumbar spine surgery 20/20 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.5% bupivacaine
No block
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Tulgar et al. [35] 2019 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 20/20 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.5% bupivacaine
No block
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Tulgar et al. [36] 2018 Orthopedic surgery 20/20 Y Single-shot
20 ml 0.5% bupivacine
No block
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Tulgar et al. [37] 2018 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 15/15 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.375% bupivacaine
No block
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Yayik et al. [38] 2019 Lumbar decompression surgery 30/30 Y Bilateral
20 ml 0.25% bupivacaine
No block
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  1. UG ultrasound guided, NS normal saline