“Postoperative subQ Pain Control for Spinal Fusion Surgery”
Post-operative pain following lumbar spine fusion is frequently difficult to manage and can lead to increased doses of opiate pain medications to control pain. In this study, the use of subcutaneous local anesthesia will be studied to determine its efficacy at reducing post-operative pain following spinal fusion surgery.
Drug - 0.25% Marcaine at 2ml/hr and pain medications
Subcutaneous pain control with OnQ Subcutaneous Drug pump
Device - Placement of OnQ Drug pump
Subcutaneous placement of OnQ drug pump with normal saline infusion
Postoperative subQ Pain Control for Spinal Fusion Surgery