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Table 1 The number of nerves stained by dye

From: Spread of injectate in ultrasound-guided serratus plane block: a cadaveric study

Affected nerve 20 ml (n = 9) 40 ml (n = 8)
T1 1 1
T2 3 8
T3 9 8
T4 9 8
T5 8 8
T6 3 5
T7 0 0
Lateral pectoral 2 3
Medial pectoral 1 3
Long thoracic 3 4
Thoracodorsal 2 4
  1. Data are expressed as absolute numbers
  2. T1–T7, corresponding intercostal nerves