Postoperative pain management in patients undergoing thoracoscopic repair of pectus excavatum: A retrospective analysis of opioid consumption and adverse effects in adolescents.
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
- Published Article
Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
The use of regional anesthesia should be considered a viable option for the relief of postoperative pain in pediatric patients following the Nuss procedure albeit with a higher incidence of intraoperative hemodynamic effects. A randomized, prospective, study powered to compare all 3 techniques against one another would be necessary to confirm the significance of these findings.
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