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Published: 5th January 2016

Authors: Elamin G, Waters PS, Hamid H, O’Keefe HM, Waldron RM, Duggan M et al. et al.


Local anaesthetic administration reduced postoperative pain for at least six hours, but did not reduce overall analgesic requirement in this study that included 80 procedures.

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