Tramadol addition in interscalene block associated with lower 24-hr pain in shoulder surgery
Addition of 100 mg of Tramadol to 40 mL of 0.5% Ropivacaine for Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block Improves Postoperative Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Shoulder Surgeries as Compared to Ropivacaine Alone-A Randomized Controlled StudyMedicina (Kaunas). 2019 Jul 23;55(7). pii: E399. doi: 10.3390/medicina55070399
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80 patients undergoing elective or trauma shoulder surgery were randomized to an interscalene brachial plexus block with either ropivacaine plus tramadol or ropivacaine plus saline. Patients were primarily assessed for pain severity and morphine consumption over the first 24 hours after surgery. Results demonstrated that, while pain scores and morphine consumption from 2 hours to 8 hours did not s...
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