Pre-incision local infiltration with levobupivacaine reduces pain and analgesic consumption after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a new device for day-case procedure.

@article{Cantore2008PreincisionLI,
  title={Pre-incision local infiltration with levobupivacaine reduces pain and analgesic consumption after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a new device for day-case procedure.},
  author={Fabrizio Cantore and Luigi Boni and Massimo Di Giuseppe and Luisa Giavarini and Francesca Rovera and Gianlorenzo Dionigi},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S89-92
        }
}
All over the World laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for symptomatic cholelithiasis; use of local long lasting anesthetics reduces post-operative pain. Levobupivacaine is one of the most effective local anesthetics. The aim of our study is to test the effectiveness of local anesthetics comparing pre- versus post-operative trocar site's infiltration. 50 patients were enrolled in our study and 25 five patients were randomized into pre-I group (pre-incisional infiltration… CONTINUE READING
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