Wound infiltration with local anaesthetics in ambulatory surgery.

  title={Wound infiltration with local anaesthetics in ambulatory surgery.},
  author={Anil Gupta},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  volume={23 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Wound infiltration analgesia using local anaesthetics has been used for several decades. Recently, newer techniques to prolong analgesia have developed, including the use of catheters and injection of local anaesthetics or other adjuvants, and local infiltration analgesia using large volumes of local anaesthetics injected into different tissue planes. The aim of this review is to present the current status of wound infiltration analgesia in management of postoperative pain and… CONTINUE READING


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