Effect of Low-pressure Pulmonary Recruitment Maneuver on Postlaparoscopic Shoulder Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial

Publication date: Available online 28 March 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Jiyoung Lee, Chunghyun Park, Jihee Kim, Yumin Ki, Sun Hee Cha, Jong Yeop KimAbstractStudy ObjectivePostlaparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP) is effectively reduced by a pulmonary recruitment maneuver (PRM). The goal of this study is to assess the efficacy of a PRM using maximal inspiratory pressure of 30 cm H2O, which is lower than previously studied pressure for reducing PLSP.DesignRandomized controlled trial.SettingUniversity hospital.PatientsEighty-four patients who were undergoing elective gynecologic laparoscopy.InterventionsPatients were randomly assigned to the control (n = 42) or the PRM (n = 42) group.Measurements and Main ResultsThe primary outcome was the intensity of the shoulder pain using the visual analog scale (VAS). The VAS score of shoulder pain (median [interquartile range]) was significantly lower in the PRM group than in the control group at 24 hours (0 [0–0] vs 1.5 [0–4.0], p
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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