Postoperative epidural analgesia versus systemic analgesia for thoraco‐lumbar spine surgery in children

Source:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publisher:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
03 March 2019

Abstract

Low to moderate quality evidence from 11 RCTs (n=559) concludes that there may be a small additional reduction in pain up to 72 hours after surgery with epidural analgesia compared with systemic analgesia. There was insufficient data on safety.