Pediatric Surgery

Pain Management: Pectus Innovations

October 03, 2015
Dr. Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, discusses pectus excavatum pain management. Dr. Sadhasivam covers topics on surgically-placed sub-cutaneous intercostal catheters, epidural placement, epidural infection risks, aspects of CCHMC pain management, pre-operative pain and opioid analgesia, epidural vs. PCA opioids, pain management protocol, and predictors of chronic persistent surgical pain.