Postoperative advantages of regional anaesthesia

  • F. Nicosia
  • M. Nolli
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Since facilitating surgery is the traditional aim of anaesthesia, the role of regional anaesthesia (RA) in terms of intraoperative and postoperative advantages has hardly been considered.


Epidural anaestheSia Total Knee Replacement Functional Residual Capacity Postoperative Pain Relief Epidural Local Anaesthetic 
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