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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


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.