Comparison of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block, quadratus lumborum block, and caudal epidural block for perioperative analgesia in pediatric lower abdominal surgery

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İpek C., Kara D., Yılmaz S., Yeşiltaş S., Esen A., Dooply S., ...More

Turkish journal of medical sciences, vol.49, no.5, pp.1395-1402, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1812-59
  • Journal Name: Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1395-1402
  • Keywords: Pediatric surgery, transversus abdominis plane block, quadratus lumborum block, caudal epidural block, ultrasound-guided, REGIONAL ANESTHESIA, PAIN MANAGEMENT, CHILDREN
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background/aim: Despite different regional anesthesia techniques used to provide intraoperative and postoperative analgesia in pediatric patients, the analgesic effectiveness of peripheral nerve blockades with minimal side effect profiles have not yet been fully determined.