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2020 Jul

J Pediatr Surg



Use of Cryoanalgesia for Pain Management for the Modified Ravitch Procedure in Children.


Pilkington M, Harbaugh CM, Hirschl RB, Geiger JD, Gadepalli SK
J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jul; 55(7):1381-1384.
PMID: 31672412.


Intercostal cryoablation(IC) for pain management in children undergoing Nuss Procedure has been previously described. We evaluated postoperative outcomes following Modified Ravitch procedure for pectus disorders comparing IC to thoracic epidural(TE).