Last updated on December 2018

Lidocaine and Analgesia After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate how effective is the intraoperative use of lidocaine to attenuate postoperative pain and opioids consumption after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Detailed Study Description

Acute postoperative pain may predict the development of chronic pain.Recently, the analgesic effect of lidocaine, as a part of a multimodal analgesia, has been evaluated in many studies. They have shown that lidocaine may have a role in the postoperative pain management, as an adjunct.

Acute postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is complex in nature. Postoperative pain is the main complaint and the primary reason for delay discharge after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.The study includes patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03620591

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