Remifentanil versus alfentanil in a balanced anesthetic technique for total abdominal hysterectomy.

@article{Kovac1997RemifentanilVA,
  title={Remifentanil versus alfentanil in a balanced anesthetic technique for total abdominal hysterectomy.},
  author={Anthony L. Kovac and Shadi Azad and Phillip J. Steer and Tomasz Witkowski and R. L. Batenhorst and Scott McNeal},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={532-41}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To compare the intraoperative effects and recovery characteristics of remifentanil hydrochloride and alfentanil when administered as part of balanced anesthesia, and to assess the effects of an additional remifentanil infusion administered as analgesic pretreatment before removal of the uterus. DESIGN Multicenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group study. SETTING Two university hospitals. PATIENTS 35 ASA physical status I, II, and III women scheduled for elective… CONTINUE READING