The addition of tramadol to morphine via patient-controlled analgesia does not lead to better post-operative pain relief after total knee arthroplasty.

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BACKGROUND Tramadol is used as an analgesic in post-operative pain treatment. Intravenous tramadol is often combined with morphine to achieve better pain relief and less side-effects after orthopaedic surgery. However, the available evidence is insufficient to support this combination. For this reason, we conducted the present non-commercial, randomized… (More)

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@article{Stiller2007TheAO, title={The addition of tramadol to morphine via patient-controlled analgesia does not lead to better post-operative pain relief after total knee arthroplasty.}, author={C-O Stiller and Handledare Patrik Lundblad and Lars Weidenhielm and Tycho Tullberg and B Grantinger and Pierre Lafolie and K-{\AA}. Jansson}, journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica}, year={2007}, volume={51 3}, pages={322-30} }