Thoracic epidural anesthesia via the modified Taylor approach in infants.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Advancement of catheters from the caudal to the thoracic level is an alternative to thoracic epidural anesthesia in infants and younger children; however, contamination of the insertion site may occur. This study examined the feasibility of the midline modified Taylor approach (L(5)-S(1)) for the advancement of epidural catheters… CONTINUE READING