The effect of meperidine-impregnated autogenous free fat grafts on postoperative pain management in lumbar disc surgery.

STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical study. OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of meperidine-impregnated autogenous free fat grafts (AFFGs) on postoperative pain management after 1-level, first-time lumbar disc surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Uncontrolled postoperative pain impedes patient recovery. Insufficient control of… CONTINUE READING