Peroperative ketamine and morphine for postoperative pain control after lumbar disk surgery.

@article{Aveline2006PeroperativeKA,
  title={Peroperative ketamine and morphine for postoperative pain control after lumbar disk surgery.},
  author={Christophe Aveline and Hubert Le Hetet and Pierre Vautier and Jean François Gautier and Francis J Bonnet},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={653-8}
}
BACKGROUND Ketamine, a N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist, may reduce postoperative opioid demand and improve postoperative analgesia. METHODS Sixty-nine patients scheduled for lumbar disk surgery under general anaesthesia were enrolled in a randomised, double-blind study comparing three analgesic combinations that were started before surgical… CONTINUE READING