[The efficacy of intravenous lidocaine on various types of neuropathic pain].

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We examined the efficacy of systemic local anesthetics on various types of neuropathic pain in 89 patients. Lidocaine 1.5 mg.kg-1 was infused intravenously for one minute. Pain score (PS) by visual analogue scale (VAS, 0-10) was measured 1, 5, 15 and 35 min after the infusion. The efficacy of intravenous lidocaine was evaluated by PS which was lowest after… (More)

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@article{Nagaro1995TheEO, title={[The efficacy of intravenous lidocaine on various types of neuropathic pain].}, author={Takumi Nagaro and Chikako Shimizu and Hiroshi Inoue and Taro Fujitani and Naoto Adachi and Kazuhisa Amakawa and S-i Kimura and Toshiyuki Arai and T Watanabe and Shinichi Oka}, journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology}, year={1995}, volume={44 6}, pages={862-7} }