Continuous paravertebral block for post thoracotomy analgesia in children.

Abstract

The use of continuous paravertebral analgesia was studied in 15 children with a mean age of 9.8 years (2-16 years). Nine patients received pre-emptive and postoperative paravertebral analgesia while six children studied earlier in the series received only post operative paravertebral analgesia. Excellent pain relief was attained in all patients, as assessed… (More)

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