The place of ropivacaine in modern regional anesthesia

Resume. The article considers the pharmacology of some local anesthetics and the possibility of their use in various fields of surgery. The results of studies on the efficacy and safety of bupivacaine and ropivacaine were analyzed. Ropivacaine has been shown to be a modern drug with minimal side effects.

Key words: local anesthetics, regional anesthesia, bupivacaine, ropivacaine.

Authors:

I.I. Lisnyy, Kh.A. Zakalska, National Cancer Institute, Kyiv

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