Single level paravertebral versus caudal block in paediatric inguinal surgery


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Tug R., ÖZCENGİZ D. , Gunes Y.

ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE, cilt.39, ss.909-913, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0310057x1103900517
  • Dergi Adı: ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.909-913

Özet

Para vertebral block (PVB) has been used for postoperative analgesia in children since 1992. There are no prospective randomised studies comparing the use of PVB versus caudal block (CB) for outpatient inguinal hernia repair surgery. The hypothesis of this study is that a single level, single injection PVB can provide a longer duration of analgesia and less requirement for supplemental analgesia than single shot CB for children undergoing inguinal surgery.