Preemptive Wound Infiltration in Lumbar Laminectomy for Postoperative Pain: Comparison of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine

GURBET A. , BEKAR A. , BİLGİN H. , Ozdemir N., Kuytu T.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.24, no.1, pp.48-53, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.8431-13.0
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.48-53


AIM: Patients usually suffer significant pain after lumbar laminectomy. Wound infiltration with local anesthetics is a useful method for postoperative pain control. Our aim was to compare the efficacies of preemptive wound infiltration with bupivacaine and levobupivacaine.