Intraperitoneal Bupivacaine Does Not Attenuate Pain Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

@inproceedings{Zmora2000IntraperitonealBD,
  title={Intraperitoneal Bupivacaine Does Not Attenuate Pain Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy},
  author={Oded Zmora and Orit C Stolik-Dollberg and Barak Bar-Zakai and Danny Rosin and Joseph Kuriansky and Moshe Shabtai and Azriel Perel and Amram Ayalon},
  booktitle={JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons},
  year={2000}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is characterized by a short hospital stay. Hence, pain control on the day of surgery is increasingly important. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of intraperitoneal bupivacaine on pain relief following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS Sixty patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy were prospectively randomized into 2 groups. Following removal of the gallbladder, group A received 100 mg of bupivacaine in 50 cc of… CONTINUE READING
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