Lower extremity peripheral nerve blocks in children

Carmen Simion, Santhanam Suresh*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Children undergo a variety of orthopedic procedures. Although caudal block and opioids are used frequently, peripheral nerve blockade is gaining popularity in the pediatric population due to advancement in technique and technology and also due to the duration of analgesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-228
Number of pages7
JournalTechniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2007


  • Bupivacaine
  • Lower extremity
  • Lumbar plexus
  • Pediatrics
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Sciatic nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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