Addition of fentanyl to bupivacaine prolongs anesthesia and analgesia in axillary brachial plexus block.

@article{Karakaya2001AdditionOF,
  title={Addition of fentanyl to bupivacaine prolongs anesthesia and analgesia in axillary brachial plexus block.},
  author={Deniz Karakaya and F B{\"u}y{\"u}kg{\"o}z and Sibel Bariş and Fuat G{\"u}ldoğuş and Ayla T{\"u}r},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={434-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To evaluate the analgesic and anesthetic effects of 40 mL bupivacaine 0.25%, 40 mL bupivacaine 0.25% plus fentanyl 2.5 microg/mL, and 40 mL bupivacaine 0.125% plus fentanyl 2.5 microg/mL for axillary brachial plexus block. METHODS Sixty patients were randomly allocated to 3 groups and received axillary brachial plexus block with 40 mL bupivacaine 0.25% (group B), 40 mL bupivacaine 0.25% with fentanyl 2.5 microg/mL (group BF), or 40 mL bupivacaine 0.125% with fentanyl… CONTINUE READING

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