Caudal ropivacaine in infants: population pharmacokinetics and plasma concentrations

Tom Giedsing Hansen, K F Ilett, C Reid, S I Lim, L P Hackett, R Bergesio

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Abstract

Ropivacaine is a new long-acting amino-amide local anesthetic. However, there are no data on its use in infants. In the current study, the authors investigated the pharmacokinetics of caudal ropivacaine in 30 infants younger than 12 months.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume94
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)579-84
Number of pages6
ISSN0003-3022
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Age Factors
  • Amides
  • Anesthesia, Caudal
  • Anesthetics, Local
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Liver
  • Male
  • Metabolic Clearance Rate
  • Models, Biological
  • Regression Analysis

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