The efficacy of ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric and intercostal nerve co-blockade for postoperative pain relief in kidney recipients.

@article{Shoeibi2009TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric and intercostal nerve co-blockade for postoperative pain relief in kidney recipients.},
  author={Gita Shoeibi and Babak Babakhani and Sussan Soltani Mohammadi},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2009},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={
          330-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative pain is severe in patients undergoing renal transplantation. Systemic analgesia may produce complications as a result of impaired renal function. We investigated whether combined lower intercostal and Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric (IG-IH) nerve block might improve the quality of analgesia and reduce morphine consumption during the first 24 h after surgery. METHODS Forty-two patients, scheduled as kidney transplant recipients were randomized into two equal groups and… CONTINUE READING
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