Forefoot postoperative continuous pain control by nonelectronic device.

  title={Forefoot postoperative continuous pain control by nonelectronic device.},
  author={Francesco Barca and E Bertellini and Antonio Siniscalchi},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  volume={34 1},
The authors present a system against postoperative pain in forefoot operations, which functions by continuous infusion of anesthetic in the malleolar internal space. The system (Single-Day Baxter Infusor) was utilized in 145 patients who had undergone forefoot surgery. The effectiveness of the method was evaluated by means of a numeric scale (0 to 5) reflecting pain level. The method was effective in controlling postoperative pain in 110 cases (score 0 to 1); 25 cases (score 2) reported pain in… CONTINUE READING

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