Combined epidural-spinal opioid-free anaesthesia and analgesia for hysterectomy.

@article{Callesen1999CombinedEO,
  title={Combined epidural-spinal opioid-free anaesthesia and analgesia for hysterectomy.},
  author={Torben Callesen and Lars Schouenborg and Dorte Nielsen and Henrik Guldager and Henrik Kehlet},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={881-5}
}
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are major problems after gynaecological surgery. We studied 40 patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy, allocated randomly to receive opioid-free epidural-spinal anaesthesia or general anaesthesia with continuous epidural bupivacaine 15 mg h-1 or continuous bupivacaine 10 mg h-1 with epidural morphine 0.2 mg… CONTINUE READING