Anaesthesia for laparoscopy: alfentanil and fentanyl compared.

  title={Anaesthesia for laparoscopy: alfentanil and fentanyl compared.},
  author={Beharry Kay and A. Toni Cohen and Fiona Shaw and Therese Healy},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  volume={65 5},
A double blind comparison was made between alfentanil and fentanyl as analgesic components of anaesthesia. Sixty-six women undergoing laparoscopy received methohexitone, alcuronium, nitrous oxide and oxygen, with either alfentanil 0.75 mg or fentanyl 0.25 mg. Ten of the patients who received alfentanil and 1 patient who received fentanyl required… CONTINUE READING