Comparison between Spinal and Caudal Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients at Dhaka Shishu Hospital

Authors

  • Md Makbul Hossain Consultant, Paediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and ICU, Dhaka Shishu Hospital
  • Md Iqbal Sr. Consultant, Paediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and ICU, Dhaka Shishu Hospital
  • Sabarin Ahamed MO, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College & Hospital
  • Khalifa Mahmud Tarik Sr. Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Dhaka Shishu Hospital
  • Md Yousuf Hira MO, Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Dhaka Shishu Hospital,
  • Atiqul Islam Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbsa.v32i2.66860

Keywords:

Regional, Spinal, Caudal anesthesia

Abstract

Background: Regional anesthesia in children was first studied by August Bier in 1899. Since then,spinal anesthesia was known to be practiced for several years with a series of cases published as early asin 1909-1910. The appearance of neuromuscular blocking agents and the development of volatileanesthetics in the forties shifted the techniques toward general anesthesia.

Objective: To compare the technique regarding onset of block, level of block and duration of analgesia.

Material & Method: All the study patients were examined day before surgery & all routine investigationswere noted. All the patients were kept nothing by mouth for 6 hours before the surgery. Patient’s guardianor the parents were informed about anesthetic procedure and the informed consent was taken.

Result & Conclusion: In the present study the effectiveness of the caudal anesthesia was comparedwith the spinal anesthesia. The dosage was taken as per mg/kg for producing adequate anesthesia asper the guidance provided in the different other studies but different authors.

JBSA 2019; 32(2): 32-35

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Published

2019-07-31

How to Cite

Hossain, M. M. ., Iqbal, M. ., Ahamed, S. ., Tarik, K. M. ., Hira, M. Y. ., & Islam, A. (2019). Comparison between Spinal and Caudal Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients at Dhaka Shishu Hospital. Journal of the Bangladesh Society of Anaesthesiologists, 32(2), 65–68. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbsa.v32i2.66860

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