Continuous wound infiltration with ropivacaine reduces pain and analgesic requirement after shoulder surgery.

@article{Gottschalk2003ContinuousWI,
  title={Continuous wound infiltration with ropivacaine reduces pain and analgesic requirement after shoulder surgery.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Gottschalk and M A Burmeister and Patricia Radtke and Markus Krieg and Faraneh Farokhzad and Sonja Kreissl and Matthias Strauss and Thomas Standl},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={1086-91, table of contents}
}
UNLABELLED After achieving a reduction of pain scores for 10 h with a single dose wound infiltration after shoulder surgery, we examined in a prospective, placebo-controlled and double-blinded study the analgesic effects of continuous wound infiltration with different concentrations of ropivacaine. Forty-five patients undergoing shoulder surgery were randomly assigned into three groups to receive single dose wound infiltration with 30 mL saline (group S) or ropivacaine 7.5 mg/mL (groups R2 and… CONTINUE READING

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