Postoperative analgesia for the surgical correction of congenital clubfoot: comparison between peripheral nerve block and caudal epidural block.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Correction of congenital clubfoot (CCF) is associated with severe postoperative pain. Caudal epidural block associated with general anesthesia is the anesthetic technique used more often in children, but it is limited by the short duration of the postoperative analgesia. Peripheral nerve blocks are associated with a low incidence… (More)

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@article{Rodrigues2009PostoperativeAF, title={Postoperative analgesia for the surgical correction of congenital clubfoot: comparison between peripheral nerve block and caudal epidural block.}, author={M{\^o}nica Rossi Rodrigues and Franklin C{\^e}spedes Paes and Leonardo Duarte and Luiz Guilherme Nadal Nunes and Ver{\^o}nica Vieira da Costa and Renato {\^A}ngelo Saraiva}, journal={Revista brasileira de anestesiologia}, year={2009}, volume={59 6}, pages={684-93} }