Remifentanil for the insertion and removal of long-term central venous access during monitored anesthesia care.

@article{Burlacu2011RemifentanilFT,
  title={Remifentanil for the insertion and removal of long-term central venous access during monitored anesthesia care.},
  author={Crina L Burlacu and Kevin McKeating and Alan J McShane},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={286-91}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the analgesic efficacy of three different rates of remifentanil infusion in patients undergoing insertion or removal of long-term central venous access devices during monitored anesthesia care and local anesthetic field infiltration. DESIGN Double-blinded, randomized, controlled study. SETTING Operating theatre of an University hospital. PATIENTS 44 unpremedicated, ASA physical status 1 and 2 patients, aged 18-65 years, undergoing insertion or removal of a… CONTINUE READING