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 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1812-59
  • Title of Journal : Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • 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


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.