Recent developments in regional anesthesia for ambulatory surgery

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The use of regional anesthesia techniques is increasing in popularity because they reduce the incidence of postoperative complications, including nausea, vomiting, and pain, and decrease the recovery time and hospital stay. This article reviews the recent developments in regional anesthesia techniques and the modifications necessary to adapt them for ambulatory surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-647
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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