Pain management after laparoscopic hysterectomy: systematic review of literature and PROSPECT recommendations.

Affiliation

Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA [Email]

Abstract

Laparoscopic hysterectomy is increasingly performed because it is associated with less postoperative pain and earlier recovery as compared with open abdominal hysterectomy. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the available literature regarding the management of pain after laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Keywords

analgesia,evidence-based medicine,laparoscopic hysterectomy,pain,systematic review,

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