ADDITION OF FENTANYL TO LEVOBUPIVACAINE DECREASES POSTOPERATIVE PAIN DURING ARTHROSCOPIC SHOULDER SURGERY UNDER INTERSCALENE BRACHIAL PLEXUS BLOCK


Lafci A., Gokcinar D., Ornek D., Yilmaz S., Dikmen B., Un C., ...More

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.33, no.5, pp.827-831, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2017_5_123
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.827-831

Abstract

Background and Aim: Interscalene brachial plexus block is a common technique used for perioperative pain management in patients undergoing shoulder surgery. This study aimed to determine the analgesic efficacy and hemodynamic effects of the addition of fentanyl to levobupivacaine interscalene brachial plexus block for shoulder surgery.