, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 142–143 | Cite as

Anestesia preoperatoria

  • G. B. Mancini
  • G. Pucci
  • G. Potalivo

Preoperative anestesiology


The current concept of minimally invasive surgery is further extended to the use of specific anaesthetic procedures, by administering loco-regional anaesthesia, which is well tolerated. Surgical techniques like the ankle block, performed by injecting Mepivacaine and Bupivacaine—quick onset anaesthetics with low toxicity—is surely the most effective practice, together with other common peripheral blocks, such as the digital and metatarsal blocks. Adequate administration of premedication through benzodiazepines completes the preoperative preparation. The entire procedure is performed by the same orthopaedic surgeon in day-surgery.


Conflitto di interesse

Gli autori G.B. Mancini, G. Pucci, G. Potalivo dichiarano di non avere alcun conflitto di interesse.

Consenso informato e conformità agli standard etici

Tutte le procedure descritte nello studio e che hanno coinvolto esseri umani sono state attuate in conformità alle norme etiche stabilite dalla dichiarazione di Helsinki del 1975 e successive modifiche. Il consenso informato è stato ottenuto da tutti i pazienti inclusi nello studio.

Human and Animal Rights

L’articolo non contiene alcuno studio eseguito su esseri umani e su animali da parte degli autori.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SpoletoItalia

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