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a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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Inhaled induction is performed with sevoflourane, canalization with a 22 G venous catheter and a right internal central jugular catheter, right radial arterial line, esophageal thermometer, caudal catheter inserted through an 18 G intravenous catheter and tunnelized with an 18 G, 80 mm Thohy needle.
Inhaled induction was with sevoflurane, with left radial arterial line, accessed with 22 g venous catheter in the right upper limb, and with left central external jugular vein catheter and caudal catheter tunnelling with tuohy 18.
In the first two cases described the tunnelled caudal catheter was left in place for a shorter period than planned, but it provided longer analgesia than usual.
The potential complications of caudal catheter placement are not warranted for many paediatric inguinoscrotal procedures (8).
The advancement of caudal catheters in neonates is not recommended because of the high rates of contamination (15).