Epinephrine and clonidine do not improve intrathecal sufentanil analgesia after total hip replacement.

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BACKGROUND We compared analgesia after intrathecal sufentanil alone, sufentanil with epinephrine 200 microg and sufentanil with clonidine 30 microg in patients after total hip replacement, the endpoints being onset and duration of action. METHODS We performed a randomized double-blind study of 45 patients for elective total hip arthroplasty using… (More)

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@article{Fournier2002EpinephrineAC, title={Epinephrine and clonidine do not improve intrathecal sufentanil analgesia after total hip replacement.}, author={R. Fournier and Elisabeth F Van Gessel and A. Weber and Zdravko Gamulin}, journal={British journal of anaesthesia}, year={2002}, volume={89 4}, pages={562-6} }