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2022 Jul 16


A Prospective Analysis of Opioid Use Following Outpatient Pediatric Urologic Surgery.


Sherrer R, Su R, O'Kelly F, Borza T, Byrne A, Finup J, Farhat W
Urology. 2022 Jul 16.
PMID: 35853508.


To examine our outpatient urologic surgery cohort for trends in opioid consumption, given the lack of consensus on opioid prescription after outpatient urologic procedures. While opioids have a role in multimodal post-operative analgesia, there is emerging data that they may not be routinely required after pediatric surgery.