Regional analgesia in children: which drug? which block?

  • C. Dell’Oste
  • G. Ivani
  • A. Sarti
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In recent years there has been a trend towards increasing use of regional anaesthetic techniques in infants and children. This increasing use of any regional technique has modified both the standards of practice in paediatric anaesthesia and the management of postoperative pain. New long-acting local anaesthetics, such as ropivacaine and levobupivacaine, have become available. Catheter techniques have become routine practice for peripheral nerve blocks, improving the quality of postoperative analgesia.


Nerve Block Biliary Atresia Postoperative Analgesia Femoral Nerve Block Peripheral Nerve Block 
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  • C. Dell’Oste
  • G. Ivani
  • A. Sarti

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