Truncal blocks in children

Narasimhan Jagannathan, Santhanam Suresh*

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Abstract

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
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2007

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Keywords

  • 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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In: Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, 01.10.2007, p. 260-264.

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