Reduction or elimination of postoperative pain medication after mastectomy through use of a temporarily placed local anesthetic pump vs. control group.

@article{Morrison2003ReductionOE,
  title={Reduction or elimination of postoperative pain medication after mastectomy through use of a temporarily placed local anesthetic pump vs. control group.},
  author={James E Morrison and Volker Jacobs},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Gynakologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the efficacy of a temporarily placed porous catheter with continuous application of a local anaesthetic(ON-Q( by l-Flow-Corp., Lake Forest, CA, USA) post mastectomy vs. patients without this device regarding postoperative need for opioid medication. MATERIAL AND METHODS At Fayette Medical Center, Alabama, a retrospective evaluation… CONTINUE READING