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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Jacobs, VR; Morrison, JE 
Title:
Application of a locally placed anesthesia catheter for reduction of postoperative pain after mastectomy for breast cancer. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Postoperative pain management is important, especially in cancer patients. We describe our experience with the application of a locally placed continuous local anesthetic-releasing catheter for wound pain reduction after mastectomy for breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective evaluation of a continuous series of 41 patients at Fayette Medical Center, AL, USA, receiving an anesthetic-releasing catheter from January 2000 until June 2004. We used a pain management system with...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Fertil Womens Med 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
51 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
225-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1534-892X 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik