A randomized controlled trial of pudendal nerve block for pain relief after episiotomy.

@article{Aissaoui2008ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of pudendal nerve block for pain relief after episiotomy.},
  author={Youn{\'e}s Aissaoui and R{\'e}mi Bruy{\`e}re and Hassan Mustapha and Dominique Bry and Noureddine Drissi Kamili and Chantal Miller},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2008},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={625-9}
}
BACKGROUND Pain from episiotomy or perineal tears during childbirth is associated with significant pain in the postpartum period. We performed this randomized, double-blind, controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of nerve stimulator-guided unilateral pudendal nerve block for pain relief after episiotomy. METHODS Forty women who gave birth vaginally with mediolateral episiotomy were randomized to receive pudendal nerve block with 15 mL of either ropivacaine 7.5 mg/mL (pudendal group) or… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…