ASA Abstract Reviews

The following 2017 ASA abstracts were summarized and submitted by the presenting authors to share the current developments of pediatric pain medicine with SPPM members.

  1. Pain Management After Atrial Septal Defect Closure by the Lateral Thoracic Approach Using Continuous Retrolaminar Block
  2. Feasibility of Panda, a Smartphone Application Designed to Support Pediatric Postoperative Pain Management at Home
  3. Ultrasound Image of Expansion of the Epidural Space in Pediatric Epidural Analgesia
  4. Perineural Dexamethasone, Intramuscular Dexamethasone, or Placebo in Children Receiving Femoral Nerve Block for Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  5. Ketorolac-Refractory Pain Following Pediatric Myringotomy Correlates with Tympanic Membrane and Middle Ear Condition
  6. A Comparison of Caudal Analgesia Versus Ultrasound-guided Rectus Sheath Blocks for Umbilical Herniorrhaphy in the Pediatric Population
  7. A Longitudinal Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Botox® in Pediatric Patients Experiencing Migraines: A Five-Year Retrospective Study
  8. Enhanced Perioperative Pain Management in Children With Disabilities Undergoing Lower Extremity Orthopedic Surgery: Does the Addition of Steroids Prolong the Effectiveness of Regional Blocks?
  9. Opioid Prescribing Practices in Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Patients: Evaluation of Use, Storage and Disposal
  10. Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Psychological Factors Affecting Postoperative Pain Management
  11. Is There a Benefit To Adding Intravenous Ketamine to Patient-Controlled Epidural Analgesia after Laparoscopic Median Arcuate Ligament Release?

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