Intraperitoneal aerosolization of bupivacaine reduces postoperative pain in laparoscopic surgery: a randomized prospective controlled double-blinded clinical trial

@article{Alkhamesi2006IntraperitonealAO,
  title={Intraperitoneal aerosolization of bupivacaine reduces postoperative pain in laparoscopic surgery: a randomized prospective controlled double-blinded clinical trial},
  author={Nawar A. Alkhamesi and David H. Peck and David Lomax and Ara Darzi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={602-606}
}
Laparoscopic strategies for managing intraabdominal pathologies offer significant benefits compared with conventional approaches. Of interest are reports of decreased postoperative pain, resulting in shorter hospitalization and earlier return to normal activity. However, many patients still require strong analgesia postoperatively. This study analyzed the use of intraoperatively delivered aerosolized intraperitoneal bupivacaine and its ability to reduce postoperative pain. For this study, 80… CONTINUE READING
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