A review of pain pumps in plastic surgeryUploader: Kek 1 month ago Subscribe 7
These block pain from nociceptive afferent neurons in the wound by blocking the threshold of excitation of the neuron. The 2 studies by Zhibo and Miaobo 24 , 31 also lacked blinding, and both sample sizes were small. The overall results were analyzed as well as the subgroups by specialty. In , Kazmier et al 30 published an interesting study that investigated the use of pain pumps in bilateral augmentation mammaplasty patients. Liu et al 1 reported that individual studies were infrequent in assessing PONV, side effects, length of hospital stay and satisfaction.