Epidural droperidol reduces the side effects and duration of analgesia of epidural sufentanil.

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The postoperative combination of epidural sufentanil and epidural droperidol was assessed in 40 patients with hip or knee arthroplasties. Patients were given a single intravenous (i.v.) bolus of sufentanil 50 micrograms with either droperidol 2.5 mg or placebo (0.9% NaCl) epidurally in a double-blind, randomized design at the first request for postoperative… (More)

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@article{WilderSmith1994EpiduralDR, title={Epidural droperidol reduces the side effects and duration of analgesia of epidural sufentanil.}, author={Clive H Wilder-Smith and Oliver Wilder-Smith and M Farschtschian and Pegah Naji}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1994}, volume={79 1}, pages={98-104} }