Pre-emptive efficacy of epidural fentanyl in elective abdominal surgery


Esmaoglu A. , Cuha Y. , Boyaci A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, vol.18, no.1, pp.59-63, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1365-2346.2001.00780.x
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-63

Abstract

Background and aim This study determines whether epidural fentanyl given before incision decreases the requirements for opioid analgesia postoperatively, compared with the same dose of epidural fentanyl given after the surgery.