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2022 Feb 05

Pediatr Transplant

Thoracic epidural analgesia and immediate extubation for less than 10 kg infants undergoing living donor liver transplantation: A report of two successful cases.


Diaz R, Gouvêa G, Spiller C S, Chevi D, Carneiro F C, Alheira A, Pureza A L, Steinbrück K, Fernandes R, Neves D B, Enne M
Pediatr Transplant. 2022 Feb 05:e14242.
PMID: 35122453.


Perioperative pain management in small infants weighing <10 kg undergoing liver transplantation is challenging. The use of TEA in this setting has not been reported, as well as its potential role to facilitate IE, ie, in the OR.