A randomized, placebo-controlled study of pregabalin for postoperative pain intensity after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

@article{Balaban2012ARP,
  title={A randomized, placebo-controlled study of pregabalin for postoperative pain intensity after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Fatih Balaban and Seyhan Yağar and Ayşeg{\"u}l {\"O}zg{\"o}k and Mihrican Koç and Hayriye G{\"u}llapoğlu},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={175-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of two different doses (150 mg and 300 mg) of preoperative pregabalin on pain relief and total opioid consumption after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded study. SETTING Training and research hospital. PATIENTS 90 adult, ASA physical status 1 and 2 patients. INTERVENTIONS Patients were randomly assigned to three groups to receive orally one hour before surgery, a placebo (Group 1… CONTINUE READING

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