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Intrapleural analgesia following endoscopic scoliosis correction

Morris, Stephen A., Izatt, Maree T., Labrom, Robert D., Adam, Clayton J., & Askin, Geoffrey N. (2012) Intrapleural analgesia following endoscopic scoliosis correction. In Spine Society of Australia 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, 27-29 April 2012, The Westin, Sydney, NSW. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Endoscopic (thoracoscopic) scoliosis correction plays an important part in the surgical options available for treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. However, there is a paucity of literature examining optimum methods of analgesia following this type of surgery. Intra-pleural analgesia has been successfully used following cardiothoracic procedures [1-3]. The role of intra-pleural analgesia after keyhole anterior selective thoracic scoliosis correction is examined and described.

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ID Code: 53232
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Endoscopic scoliosis correction, Thoracoscopic scoliosis surgery, intrapleural analgesia, idiopathic scoliosis, postoperative analgesia
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The Authors
Deposited On: 22 Aug 2012 08:54
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2012 12:41

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