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2022 Jul-Sep

J West Afr Coll Surg



Pediatric Groin Surgeries: A Comparison of Analgesic Effects of Caudal Block and Inguinal Field Block Using Plain Bupivacaine.


Kalu U A, Odi TO, Taiwo JO, Abdur-Rahman L O, Oyewole EO, Ibiyeye TT
J West Afr Coll Surg. 2022 Jul-Sep; 12(3):96-103.
PMID: 36388745.


There is a paucity of studies in the West African sub-region which have compared both the intraoperative and postoperative analgesic effects of caudal block and inguinal field block using plain bupivacaine in groin surgeries in children. The study aimed to compare the duration of analgesia and complications of caudal block and inguinal field block in pediatric groin surgeries.