Abbreviations - ESRA
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Open Liver Resection 2019


AUC Area under the curve
b.i.d. Twice a day
COX-2 Cyclo-oxygenase-2
CWI Continuous wound infiltration
EA Epidural analgesia
ERAS Enhanced recovery after surgery
FEV1 Forced expiratory volume in 1 second
INR International normalised ratio
IT Intrathecal
IV Intravenous
IV-PCA Intravenous patient controlled analgesia
LOS Length of stay
MED Morphine equivalent dose
MgSO4 Magnesium sulphate
MELD-score Model for end-stage liver disease score
MOTAP Medial open transversus abdominis plane
NA Not applicable
NRS Numerical rating scale
NS Not significant/ no significant difference
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PACU Post-anaesthesia care unit
PCA Patient-controlled analgesia
POD Postoperative day
PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting
PVB Paravertebral block
q.i.d. Four times a day
QL Quadratus lumborum
RCT Randomised controlled trial
RSP Rectus sheath plane
SD Standard deviation
TAP Transversus abdominis plane
t.i.d. Three times a day
TIVA Total intravenous anaesthesia
US Ultrasound
VAS Visual analogue score
VRS Verbal rating scale