Comparison of pre-emptive tonsillar lodge infiltration with ropivacaine versus intravenous tramadol in pediatric tonsillectomies: a randomized placebo-controlled study.

@article{Cocelli2012ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of pre-emptive tonsillar lodge infiltration with ropivacaine versus intravenous tramadol in pediatric tonsillectomies: a randomized placebo-controlled study.},
  author={L{\"u}tfiye Pirbudak Cocelli and Berna Kaya Uğur and Cengiz Durucu and Seval Kul and Hasan Arik and Semih Mumbuç},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={653-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the placebo controlled effect of pre-emptive local infiltration of ropivacaine and intravenous tramadol in postoperative pain and nausea-vomiting in pediatric tonsillectomy cases. METHODS 90 children at ASA I-II physical status, who are between 2 and 9 years old, underwent tonsillectomy were included to the study. Patients were randomized into one of three study groups. Group I was i.v. saline group (placebo group), Group II was preemptive 1.5 ml 0.75% ropivakain to… CONTINUE READING