Effect of epidural anesthesia and analgesia on perioperative outcome: a randomized, controlled Veterans Affairs cooperative study.

@article{Park2001EffectOE,
  title={Effect of epidural anesthesia and analgesia on perioperative outcome: a randomized, controlled Veterans Affairs cooperative study.},
  author={Woo Young Park and Jon S Thompson and Kenneth K. W. Lee},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={234 4},
  pages={560-9; discussion 569-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that epidural anesthesia and postoperative epidural analgesia decrease the incidence of death and major complications during and after four types of intraabdominal surgical procedures. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Even though many beneficial aspects of epidural anesthesia have been reported, clinical trials of epidural anesthesia for outcome of surgical patients have shown conflicting results. METHODS The authors studied 1,021 patients who required anesthesia for… CONTINUE READING

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