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Opioid reduction works after minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Key clinical point: Reducing opioid prescriptions could cut risk of new persistent use.

Major finding: After prolapse surgery, 5 5-mg oxycodone tablets was noninferior to 28 tablets.

Study details: Two randomized, controlled trials, one on gynecologic laparoscopy and the other on prolapse repair.

Disclosures: Dr. Dowdy, Dr. Davidson, and Dr. Plewniak have no relevant financial disclosures.


Plewniak K et al. AAGL Global Congress.