The effect of wound irrigation with bupivacaine on postoperative analgesia of the feline onychectomy patient.

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Eighteen cats that each underwent an elective onychectomy were evaluated using a double-blind study design to determine if wound irrigation with bupivacaine prior to wound closure would decrease postoperative pain. The cats were divided alternately into an experimental group (n = 9) and a control group (n = 9). The experimental patients received bupivacaine… (More)

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@article{Winkler1997TheEO, title={The effect of wound irrigation with bupivacaine on postoperative analgesia of the feline onychectomy patient.}, author={Kenneth P. Winkler and Cathy L Greenfield and Gordon John Benson}, journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association}, year={1997}, volume={33 4}, pages={346-52} }