A 19 year male is on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) with Buprenorphine maintenance daily. His current dosage is 6 mg of buprenorphine daily. He is scheduled for a NUSS procedure.
As his AYA (Adolescent and Young Adult) Pain Doctor what would you advise the patient about his Buprenorphine perioperatively?
Question of the Month - June 2023