Epidural buprenorphine--a double-blind study of postoperative analgesia and side effects.

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Epidural buprenorphine was investigated as a postoperative analgesic in a randomized double-blind study of 158 patients given epidural analgesia with mepivacaine or bupivacaine for orthopedic surgery of the lower extremity. At the end of surgery, patients were given either 0.15 mg of epidural buprenorphine (n = 38), 0.3 mg (n = 37) in 15-ml saline, or no… (More)

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@article{Lanz1984EpiduralBD, title={Epidural buprenorphine--a double-blind study of postoperative analgesia and side effects.}, author={Elizabeth Lanz and Gabor Simko and Denise Thei\ss and Manfred Hagen Glocke}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1984}, volume={63 6}, pages={593-8} }