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Regional Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients: Review of Clinical Experience
  1. William David Leak, M.D. and
  2. Sidney W. Winchell, M.D.
  1. From the Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky


Experience with nerve block anesthesia in more than 200 pediatric patients is briefly reviewed and judged to be safe and effective. All patients were 5 years of age or less and were treated during one year for procedures ranging from closed reduction of fractures to microneurovascular surgery.

  • Pediatrics
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Microvascular surgery

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