The Some Viewpoints about Apnea of Prematurity in Neonates under Inguinal Herniorrhaphy: The Brief Review

Mahin Seyedhejazi, Tohid Karami, Daryoush Sheikhzadeh, Behzad Aliakbari Sharabiani, Haleh Farzin

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Inguinal hernia are more frequent in male infants with an increased incidence in twins .Prematurity is a risk factor. Premature infants have particularly high incidence of inguinal hernias, approximately 11.5 % of patients have a family history. During open repair of hernia under general anesthesia, there is a high incidence of apnea in the preterm infants. Caudal anesthesia can be quite effective in providing anesthesia and analgesia.Three two-months-old babies (3.5-4 kg) born at 35 weeks’ gestation presented for inguinal hernia repair, simultaneously. They were undergone bilateral inguinal hernia repair with single shot awake caudal anaesthesia.  

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infant ,Induction of anesthesia, apnea ,techniques

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/irjps.v4i1.20954

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