Lumbar sympathetic blockade in children with complex regional pain syndromes: a double blind placebo-controlled crossover trial.

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BACKGROUND Sympathetic blockade is used in the management of complex regional pain syndromes in children, but there are no data on the efficacy or mechanism(s) by which it produces pain relief. The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of lidocaine administered by lumbar sympathetic to IV route. METHODS Under general anesthesia, children with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181aaea90

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@article{Meier2009LumbarSB, title={Lumbar sympathetic blockade in children with complex regional pain syndromes: a double blind placebo-controlled crossover trial.}, author={Petra M Meier and David Zurakowski and Charles B. Berde and Navil F. Sethna}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={2009}, volume={111 2}, pages={372-80} }