Intraoperative systemic lidocaine may reduce chronic persistent postmastectomy pain at 6 months after surgery.
Lidocaine infusions were shown to provide long-lasting and adequate analgesia in 41% of patients with chronic pain.
Perioperative lidocaine does not reduce morphine use in the first 24 hours after posterior arthrodesis and offers no measurable benefits.
Intravenous lidocaine seems safe for reducing pain among patients in the intensive care unit with varying degrees of organ dysfunction.
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