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2022 Oct 14

Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg



The management of perioperative pain in craniosynostosis repair: a systematic literature review of the current practices and guidelines for the future.


Mortada H, AlKhashan R, Alhindi N, AlWaily HB, Alsadhan GA, Alrobaiea S, Arab K
Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022 Oct 14; 44(1):33.
PMID: 36239849.


Craniosynostosis is a condition characterized by a premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures. The surgical repair of craniosynostosis causes significant pain for the child. A key focus of craniosynostosis repair is developing effective strategies to manage perioperative pain. This study aimed to review perioperative pain control strategies for craniosynostosis repair systematically.