INTRAPLEURAL BUPIVACAINE ANALGESIA IN THORACOTOMY

@inproceedings{Geever2015INTRAPLEURALBA,
  title={INTRAPLEURAL BUPIVACAINE ANALGESIA IN THORACOTOMY},
  author={Rommy Geever},
  year={2015}
}
Post-operative pain after thoracotomy should be controlled for adequate respiratory effort, for this intraplueral bupivacaine was tried in this study and also evaluated complications and effectiveness. Intrapleural space anatomy explained, pharmacology of bupivacaine and its dose and toxicity explained. Previous studies on intraplueral bupivacaine reviewed. 50 cases that underwent thoracotomy with a male to female ratio 24:76. Under general anesthesia before closure of chest, surgeon inserts a… CONTINUE READING

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