Analgesic effect of preoperative versus intraoperative dexamethasone after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with multimodal analgesia

@inproceedings{Lim2011AnalgesicEO,
  title={Analgesic effect of preoperative versus intraoperative dexamethasone after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with multimodal analgesia},
  author={Se Hun Lim and Eun Ho Jang and Myoung-hun Kim and Kwangrae Cho and Jeong Han Lee and Kun Moo Lee and Soon Ho Cheong and Young-Jae Kim and Chee-Mahn Shin},
  booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Pain after laparoscopy is multifactorial and different treatments have been proposed to provide pain relief. Multimodal analgesia is now recommended to prevent and treat post-laparoscopy pain. Dexamethasone is effective in reducing postoperative pain. The timing of steroid administration seems to be important. We evaluated the analgesic efficacy of preoperative intravenous dexamethasone 1 hour before versus during laparoscopic cholecystectomy with multimodal analgesia. METHODS One… CONTINUE READING
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