Plasma bupivacaine concentrations during forearm intravenous regional analgesia


Serial plasma bupivacaine levels were assessed in forearm intravenous reginal analgesia. A leakage rate of 69.6% (16 out of 23 cases) was found while the tourniquet cuff remained inflated. Plasma concentrations of bupivacaine were below the toxic level. No adverse side-effect was found clinically.link_to_subscribed_fulltex

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