Intraperitoneal local anesthetic improves recovery after colon resection: a double-blinded randomized controlled trial.

@article{Kahokehr2011IntraperitonealLA,
  title={Intraperitoneal local anesthetic improves recovery after colon resection: a double-blinded randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Arman Adam Kahokehr and Tarik Sammour and Kamran Zargar Shoshtari and Matthew H G Taylor and Andrew G Hill},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={254 1},
  pages={28-38}
}
BACKGROUND Two wounds are created after abdominal surgery. The surgical insult to the peritoneal cavity and viscera has not been emphasized as a target for interventions. In animal models vagotomy blunts the intraperitoneal response to induced inflammation. This is not feasible in humans. However a transient chemical afferentectomy after colectomy by using neuraxial blockade (epidural) and intraperitoneal blockade may be possible. We investigated the effects of intraoperative instillation and… CONTINUE READING
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