Simple tricks stem pediatric surgery pitfalls

March 2, 2002

Keeping a little 'up the sleeve' when applying local anesthesia maximizesefficacy and episode outcomesNew Orleans - Attention to scheduling and techniques for localanesthesia delivery and suturing are important in making dermatologic surgerya favorable experience for children and achieving an optimal cosmetic result,said Annette M. Wagner, M.D., at the annual meeting of the American Academyof Dermatology.