Remifentanil infusion in association with fentanyl-propofol anaesthesia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: effects on morphine requirement and postoperative analgesia.

@article{Rauf2005RemifentanilII,
  title={Remifentanil infusion in association with fentanyl-propofol anaesthesia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: effects on morphine requirement and postoperative analgesia.},
  author={Khalid Rauf and Akbar Vohra and Pedro Fernandez-Jimenez and Nicole B O'Keeffe and Marie Forrest},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={
          611-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND We have prospectively assessed the effects of remifentanil on morphine requirement in the first hour after emerging from general anaesthesia after elective coronary artery bypass surgery and in the first 12 h postoperatively, and pain and agitation scores in the first hour after emerging from general anaesthesia. METHODS Twenty patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery, receiving standardized propofol-fentanyl-based anaesthesia, randomly received infusions of… CONTINUE READING
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