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Intrapleural analgesia after endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
Acta Cirurgica Brasileira
PURPOSE: To compare analgesia traditionally used for thoracic sympathectomy to intrapleural ropivacaine injection in two different doses. METHODS: Twenty-four patients were divided into three similar groups, and all of them received intravenous dipyrone. Group A received intravenous tramadol and intrapleural injection of saline solution. Group B received intrapleural injection of 0.33% ropivacaine, and Group C 0.5% ropivacaine. The following aspects were analyzed: inspiratory capacity,doi:10.1590/s0102-86502011000600017 pmid:22042116 fatcat:bqqzoyuo4fhczocikwhpt4brru