Sympathetic blockade in a canine model of gram-negative bacterial peritonitis.

@article{Solomon2003SympatheticBI,
  title={Sympathetic blockade in a canine model of gram-negative bacterial peritonitis.},
  author={Steven B. Solomon and Steven M. Banks and Eric P. Gerstenberger and Gyorgy Csako and John D. Bacher and Marvin L. Thomas and Rene Costello and Peter Q Eichacker and Robert L Danner and C Natanson},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={215-22}
}
We investigated, in a well-established canine model of human sepsis, the effects of two different techniques of sympathetic blockade during bacterial peritonitis on pain relief, hemodynamics, and survival rate. Twenty-two purpose-bred beagles (12-28 months old, weighing 10-12 kg) were studied. Fourteen animals received an epidural infusion of bupivicaine… CONTINUE READING