Orit C Stolik-Dollberg

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BACKGROUND Reports of disability after neck dissection have been directed toward shoulder dysfunction and pain. We could find no report addressing the issue of pain localized to the actual operative site. We have conducted a combined prospective and retrospective study of pain in patients undergoing neck dissection. METHODS Eighty-eight disease-free(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is characterized by a short hospital stay. Hence, pain control on the day of surgery is increasingly important. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of intraperitoneal bupivacaine on pain relief following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS Sixty patients undergoing elective laparoscopic(More)
Pain in the neonatal period is frequently experienced by 6-10% of newly born infants, preterm and term, who require neonatal intensive care. Repetitive painful procedures without adequate analgesia provided by the medical staff may bear long-term or even life-long adverse consequences. The use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological modalities in the(More)
BACKGROUND Analgesia for neonatal circumcision was recently advocated for every male infant, and its use is considered essential by the American Academy of Pediatrics. We compared the post-operative analgesic quality of bupivacaine to that of lidocaine for achieving dorsal penile nerve block (DPNB) when performing neonatal circumcision. METHODS Data were(More)
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