Comparison of postoperative pain and pain control techniques in uniportal and biportal VATS and open surgery patients

Cetinkaya C., BİLGİ Z., LAÇİN T. , BOSTANCI K. , YILDIZELİ B. , YÜKSEL M. , ...More

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.3, pp.260-266, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.984215
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-266
  • Keywords: Thoracoscopy, Uniportal, Biportal, Postoperative analgesia, ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY, THORACOTOMY, RECOVERY, RESECTION


Objectives: Thoracotomy causes intense postoperative pain which may become chronic. Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) leads to less postoperative pain compared with thoracotomy. In this study, we analyzed pain scores in patients who underwent lung resections with VATS or thoracotomy.