Effects of perioperatively administered bupivacaine and bupivacaine-methylprednisolone on pain after lumbar discectomy.

Ersayli D. T., Gurbet A., Bekar A., Uckunkaya N., Bilgin H.

Spine, vol.31, no.19, pp.2221-6, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 19
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.brs.0000232801.19965.a0
  • Journal Name: Spine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2221-6
  • Keywords: prospective randomized trial, preemptive analgesia, wound infiltration, lumbar discectomy, bupivacaine, methylprednisolone, PULMONARY COMPLICATIONS, ANALGESIA, THERAPY
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Study Design. A prospective, randomized, controlled trial that compared the efficacy of different protocols of local tissue infiltration with bupivacaine or bupivacaine-methylprednisolone at the surgical site for pain relief after lumbar discectomy.