Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) was utilized as an alternative modality for pain control in two children having undergone thoracic surgery for pectus excavation repair. We found that the application of TENS for anterior chest pain in children offered a novel and effective means for the challenging area of postoperative pediatric pain management.
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
- Pain control
- Thoracic surgery
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