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Infiltration of a local anesthetic into the surgical wound is a simple method to strive to control postoperative pain after surgery. In the investigators institution, this method is used quite often. However, there is a controversy regarding the analgesic efficacy. Moreover, the cost of the single use elastomeric pump used with this procedure is clearly higher than the costs of other routinely used analgesic methods.
According to the investigators observations, infiltration of a local anesthetic into the surgical wound after caesarean section seems to reduce the need for rescue analgesics. However, the scientific evidence of the efficacy of this technique is weak. The investigators decided to conduct a prospective, controlled, randomised, double blind trial on this topic.
The hypothesis is that wound infiltration with local anesthetic will reduce postoperative pain and opioid consumption after caesarean section without major adverse effects.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ropivacaine 0,75%, NaCl 0,9%
North Carelia Central Hospital
North Carelia Central Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:43-0400
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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
Pain during the period after surgery.
A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.
Relief of PAIN, without loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, through ANALGESIC AGENTS administered by the patients. It has been used successfully to control POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, during OBSTETRIC LABOR, after BURNS, and in TERMINAL CARE. The choice of agent, dose, and lockout interval greatly influence effectiveness. The potential for overdose can be minimized by combining small bolus doses with a mandatory interval between successive doses (lockout interval).
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