The pre-emptive analgesic effect of intra-articular bupivacaine in arthroscopic knee surgery


Tuncer B., Babacan C., Arslan M.

ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA, vol.49, no.9, pp.1373-1377, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2005.00784.x
  • Journal Name: ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1373-1377
  • Keywords: intraarticular analgesia, pre-emptive analgesia, bupivacaine, arthroscopy, LOCAL-ANESTHESIA, MORPHINE, FORMALIN, RECOVERY, RAT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether intra-articular injection of bupivacaine prior to surgery provided better pain control after arthroscopic meniscectomy as compared with post-operative administration of bupivacaine.