Controlled-Release Oxycodone as "Gold Standard" for Postoperative Pain Therapy in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery or Thoracoscopy: A Retrospective Evaluation of 788 Cases.

@article{Kampe2015ControlledReleaseOA,
  title={Controlled-Release Oxycodone as "Gold Standard" for Postoperative Pain Therapy in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery or Thoracoscopy: A Retrospective Evaluation of 788 Cases.},
  author={Sandra Kampe and Gerhard Weinreich and Christopher Darr and Georgios Stamatis and Thomas Hachenberg},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={510-3}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the clinical efficacy of controlled-release oxycodone for postoperative analgesia after video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) or thoracoscopy. METHODS Pain therapy is standardized in our thoracic center throughout the complete postoperative stay. Patients receive immediately postoperative standardized oral analgesic protocol with… CONTINUE READING