Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 128–129 | Cite as

Analgesic effect of bilateral ultrasound-guided pudendal nerve blocks in management of interstitial cystitis

Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyn Li Lean
    • 1
  • Dominic Hegarty
    • 2
  • Dominic Harmon
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaNational University HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementCork University HospitalCorkIreland
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementLimerick MidWestern Regional HospitalsLimerickIreland
  4. 4.University of LimerickLimerickIreland

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