The effect of epidural administration of dexamethasone on postoperative pain: a randomized controlled study in radical subtotal gastrectomy

@inproceedings{Jo2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of epidural administration of dexamethasone on postoperative pain: a randomized controlled study in radical subtotal gastrectomy},
  author={Youn Yi Jo and Ji Hyun Yoo and Hyun Joo Kim and Hae Keum Kil},
  booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Epidurally administered dexamethasone may reduce the incidence and severity of postoperative pain. We investigated whether postoperative pain could be alleviated by preoperative or postoperative epidural dexamethasone administration in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. METHODS Ninety patients (age 30-77 with American Society of… CONTINUE READING