Neostigmine does not prolong the duration of analgesia produced by caudal bupivacaine in children undergoing urethroplasty.

@article{Bhardwaj2007NeostigmineDN,
  title={Neostigmine does not prolong the duration of analgesia produced by caudal bupivacaine in children undergoing urethroplasty.},
  author={Neerja Bhardwaj and Sandhya Yaddanapudi and Babita Ghai and Jyotsna Wig},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={
          161-5
        }
}
CONTEXT Neostigmine extends the duration of analgesia produced by caudal bupivacaine in children. AIMS To study the effect of different doses of caudal neostigmine on the duration of postoperative analgesia. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A randomized, double-blind study was conducted in 120 boys aged 1-12 years undergoing urethroplasty under combined general and caudal anesthesia. MATERIALS AND METHODS Children were administered 1.875 mg/kg bupivacaine alone (Group B) or with 2, 3 or 4 microg/kg of… CONTINUE READING

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