Local, regional, or general anaesthesia in groin hernia repair: multicentre randomised trial

@article{Nordin2003LocalRO,
  title={Local, regional, or general anaesthesia in groin hernia repair: multicentre randomised trial},
  author={P. Nordin and H. Zetterstr{\"o}m and U. Gunnarsson and E. Nilsson},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={853-858}
}
BACKGROUND In specialised centres, local anaesthesia is almost always used in groin hernia surgery; whereas in routine surgical practice, regional or general anaesthesia are the methods of choice. In this three-arm multicentre randomised trial, we aimed to compare the three methods of anaesthesia and to determine the extent to which general surgeons can reproduce the excellent results obtained with local anaesthesia in specialised hernia centres. METHODS Between January, 1999, and December… Expand

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