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2021 Feb 06

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

Liposomal Bupivacaine Infiltration After Median Sternotomy in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.


Tirotta CF, Lagueruela RG, Salyakina D, Gupta A, Alonso F, Inoa J, Hughes J, Pappas J, Burke R
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Feb 06.
PMID: 33663978.


The present study retrospectively ascertained whether liposomal bupivacaine (LB) injected subcutaneously after median sternotomy incisions in pediatric cardiac surgery patients is as efficacious as the ON-Q PainBuster pump (ON-Q) (Avonas Medical, Alpharetta, GA).