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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy 2018


COX-2 Cyclo-oxygenase-2
GoR Grade of recommendation
IM Intramuscular
IV Intravenous
LA Local anaesthetic/anaesthesia
LoE Level of evidence
LSG Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
NRS Numerical rating scale
NS Not significant
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
OSTAP block Oblique subcostal transversus abdominis plane block
PACU Post-anaesthesia care unit
PCA Patient-controlled analgesia
PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting
TAP Block Transversus abdominis plane block
VAS Visual analogue score
VRS Verbal rating scale