Sufentanil potentiates the inhibitory effect of epinephrine on intestinal motility

  title={Sufentanil potentiates the inhibitory effect of epinephrine on intestinal motility},
  author={Sonja Fruhwald and Eva Herk and Thomas Petnehazy and Stephan Scheidl and Peter Holzer and Hannes Hammer and H. Metzler},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Objective: The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of the combination of different catecholamines and sufentanil on peristalsis of the isolated guinea pig small bowel in vitro. Design: In vitro study on excised guinea pig small-bowel segments (8–10 segments per substance tested). Setting: Laboratory for experimental studies at the University. Subjects: Isolated guinea pig small-bowel segments. Interventions: Excised segments of guinea pig small bowel were mounted in a tissue bath (37 °C… CONTINUE READING


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