Erector spinae plane catheter for neonatal thoracotomy: a potentially safer alternative to a thoracic epidural

  • Adam C. AdlerEmail author
  • Michael M. Yim
  • Arvind Chandrakantan
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.




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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Texas Children’s HospitalBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children’s HospitalBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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