Fentanyl-prilocaine mixture for intravenous regional anaesthesia in patients undergoing surgery.

@article{Pitknen1992FentanylprilocaineMF,
  title={Fentanyl-prilocaine mixture for intravenous regional anaesthesia in patients undergoing surgery.},
  author={Mikko T Pitk{\"a}nen and Per Henrik Rosenberg and Pertti J Pere and Monty Tuominen and Tiina Sepp{\"a}l{\"a}},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1992},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={395-8}
}
The effect of the addition of 0.1 mg or 0.2 mg fentanyl to 40 ml 0.5% prilocaine in intravenous regional anaesthesia of the arm was investigated in 37 patients in a randomised, double-blind study. The characteristics of the sensory and motor block were studied. There was no difference in the speed of onset of analgesia in the groups (mean latency approximately 4 min in each group). However, significantly more patients in the fentanyl 0.2 mg group (7/12) had complete anaesthesia at 15 min than… CONTINUE READING

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After cuff deflation , in those patients who complained of wound pain within 30 min , on average the pain appeared later in the fentanyl 0.2 mg group ( six patients , mean 14.3 min ) than in the control group ( eight patients , mean 9.4 min ) ( ns ) .
After cuff deflation , in those patients who complained of wound pain within 30 min , on average the pain appeared later in the fentanyl 0.2 mg group ( six patients , mean 14.3 min ) than in the control group ( eight patients , mean 9.4 min ) ( ns ) .
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