Recovery After Surgery for Syringomyelia in Children

Postoperative Orders

  • Routine
  • Medications: An alternating acetaminophen/ibuprofen regimen is ordered, with opioids and diazepam as needed to control pain.

Postoperative Morbidity

  • Pain: Postoperative morbidity is mainly pain due to the spinal muscle dissection, and it can be well controlled with above-mentioned medication regimen.