Postural stability after inguinal herniorrhaphy under local infiltration anaesthesia.

@article{Persson2001PosturalSA,
  title={Postural stability after inguinal herniorrhaphy under local infiltration anaesthesia.},
  author={Fredrik Persson and Billy Bjarne Kristensen and Christian Balkenius Simon Winter Lund and Henrik Kehlet},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={2001},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={449-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate postural stability in patients after inguinal herniorrhaphy under local infiltration anaesthesia, to see if the anaesthetics and analgesics used influenced it and therefore hindered early discharge. DESIGN Open study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Denmark. SUBJECTS 55 patients listed for elective inguinal herniorrhaphy. INTERVENTIONS Preoperative and intraoperative infiltration anaesthesia by bupivacaine 2.5 mg/ml (median dose 41 ml, range 30-84 ml), and sedation… CONTINUE READING

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