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Spinal Anesthesia for Pediatric Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: A Case Report.

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Summary of "Spinal Anesthesia for Pediatric Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: A Case Report."

Spinal anesthesia is practical and safe in infants and toddlers and prevents perioperative complications including cardiorespiratory instability and apnea. Other perioperative advantages include reduced time from surgery completion to operating room exit and first feed. This article presents the case of an ex-premature infant who underwent laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair under spinal anesthesia. The infant remained calm and stable throughout the uneventful procedure and postoperative period. Spinal anesthesia may be feasible for laparoscopic herniotomy when pneumoperitoneum pressure and operative time are restricted to 8 mm Hg and 60 minutes, respectively, with sensory level at T10 or higher.

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