The reliable post-operative wound treatment
Post-operative pain is foreseeable, it is very severe and lasts at most for two to four days. The avoidance of such pain has become one of the great challenges for our health care system. Currently, the industry and clinical practice are working together on various therapeutical measures to improve postoperative pain treatment.
It is the objective for the benefit of the patient, to select a method of effective post-operative pain treatment corresponding with the constitution of the patient and with the seriousness of the intervention. Because severe pain not only weakens the body already affect by the operation, it also impairs the healing process and will lead to a prolonged stay in the hospital if complications should arise.
Wound infiltration is in fact an extremely effective method for post-operative pain treatment, which is very simple to apply. A local anaesthetic is continuously administered by way of a catheter with multiple perforations, which is positioned in the wound, thereby blocking the distal nerve ends. Aside of the