Comparison of intraarticular bupivacaine and levobupivacaine injection in rat synovial inflammation


KURKCUOGLU B. S. , DONMEZ M., ALTINEL S., AKINCI S. B. , SARICAOĞLU F., AYPAR U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.4, pp.540-545, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1302-32
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.540-545

Abstract

Background/aim: Both bupivacaine and levobupivacaine are local anesthetics with strong analgesic efficacy that can be used intraarticularly. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of intraarticular bupivacaine and levobupivacaine injection on inflammation in articular cartilage and the synovium of the rat knee joint.