Dr. Faraj Abdallah, St. Michael's Hospital (image) St. Michael's Hospital Share Print E-Mail Caption "This is the first study to show how effective these ultrasound-guided blocks can now be for breast cancer surgery. Even more importantly, we've been able to demonstrate that blocks help patients feel better and return to their normal levels of mental and physical functionality sooner after surgery," said Dr. Faraj Abdallah, an anesthesiologist at St. Michael's Hospital and lead author of the study. Credit St. Michael's Hospital Usage Restrictions Please provide attribution Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.