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2009-11-03 14:48:03

Can abdominal organs be removed with only regional pain relief? A recent review in Faculty of 1000 Medicine Reports, a publication in which clinicians highlight advances in medical practice, suggests regional pain relief could be used during abdominal surgery. In this review, Michael Schaefer recommends a new approach that can be performed without the need for general anaesthetics. Currently, abdominal surgery is often carried out through laparoscopy, in which surgical tools are manoeuvred...


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