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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Pain

2015

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The Long-Term Changes In Pain-Related Symptomatology Of Inguinal Hernia Following 2 Different Herniorrhaphy Techniques, Sali̇h Erpulat Özi̇ş, Işin Ünal Çevi̇k, Hati̇m Yahya Uslu, Süleyman Özdemi̇r, Kami̇l Gülpinar, Hasan Turgut Aydin Jan 2015

The Long-Term Changes In Pain-Related Symptomatology Of Inguinal Hernia Following 2 Different Herniorrhaphy Techniques, Sali̇h Erpulat Özi̇ş, Işin Ünal Çevi̇k, Hati̇m Yahya Uslu, Süleyman Özdemi̇r, Kami̇l Gülpinar, Hasan Turgut Aydin

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

To compare the changes in pain-related symptoms of inguinal hernias from initial admission to postoperative month 6 following 2 herniorrhaphy techniques. Materials and methods: Patients with unilateral inguinal hernias were scheduled for either Lichtenstein or self-gripping polypropylene mesh repair. Patients were preoperatively evaluated with a visual analog scale (VAS) and a Turkish version of the Douleur Neuropathique 4 (DN4) questionnaire and the complaints related to pain were noted. After surgery, patients were discharged without early complications. Patients were reassessed at postoperative month 6. The late-term complaints of pain as well as neurological findings were evaluated using the VAS and the …


Comparison Of Local Infiltration Anesthesia And Peripheral Nerve Block:A Randomized Prospective Study In Hand Lacerations, Alp Şener, Ahmet Demi̇rcan, Ayfer Keleş, Fi̇kret Bi̇ldi̇k, Kanber Karakurt Jan 2015

Comparison Of Local Infiltration Anesthesia And Peripheral Nerve Block:A Randomized Prospective Study In Hand Lacerations, Alp Şener, Ahmet Demi̇rcan, Ayfer Keleş, Fi̇kret Bi̇ldi̇k, Kanber Karakurt

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Background/aim: To compare local infiltration anesthesia (LIA) and peripheral nerve block (PNB) in repairing hand lacerations. Materials and methods: This prospective study was designed as a randomized, controlled, unblinded trial. Fifty four patients with hand lacerations were included in the study. While 23 of these patients had LIA, PNB was performed in the remaining 31 patients. Lidocaine hydrochloride 2% and 27 gauge needles were used. Onset time of the anesthesia, response to the injection and suturing procedures, need for additional anesthetic, and patient satisfaction were compared. Results: No significant differences were noted between the groups in terms of response to …