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Painless neonatal circumcision.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6109678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this country, neonatal circumcisions are usually performed without any consideration of the pain the newborn endures. A simple easy-to-learn technique of superficial dorsal penile nerve-block procedure was employed on 109 infants. This technique does not increase circumcision morbidity and ought to be employed before neonatal circumcision, so that they may benefit from the practice of modern anesthesia.
P A Poma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-04-24     Completed Date:  1981-04-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  308-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Local*
Circumcision, Male*
Infant, Newborn
Nerve Block*
Pain / prevention & control
Penis / innervation
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