Truncal blocks in children

Narasimhan Jagannathan, Santhanam Suresh*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Truncal nerve blockade in children has been increasing in popularity for intra- and postoperative pain relief. Moreover, the use of ultrasound guidance for these blocks has greatly improved success rates. This article discusses the classic and ultrasound guided approaches for the commonly performed truncal blocks in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-264
Number of pages5
JournalTechniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2007


  • Ilioinguinal block
  • Intercostal block
  • Pediatric regional anesthesia
  • Rectus sheath block
  • Ultrasound guided nerve blocks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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