The Effect of Intraoperative Lidocaine Infusion on Opioid Consumption and Pain After Totally Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernioplasty

A Randomized Controlled Trial

Anup Ghimire; Asish Subedi; Balkrishna Bhattarai; Birendra Prasad Sah


BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20(137) 

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In summary, intraoperative lidocaine infusion decreases overall opioid requirement and postoperative pain intensity in patients undergoing laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernioplasty. It also lowers the incidence of PONV, improves the quality of recovery and patients satisfaction without any sedative effect.