The short-lasting analgesia and long-term antihyperalgesic effect of intrathecal clonidine in patients undergoing colonic surgery.

@article{Kock2005TheSA,
  title={The short-lasting analgesia and long-term antihyperalgesic effect of intrathecal clonidine in patients undergoing colonic surgery.},
  author={Marc F De Kock and Patricia Lavand'homme and Hilde Waterloos},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={566-72, table of contents}
}
UNLABELLED In this study, we investigated the antihyperalgesic effect of clonidine after surgery. Sixty patients undergoing right colic resection were studied. Patients were randomized to receive prior to general anesthesia a 2-mL intrathecal (IT) injection of 300 microg of clonidine or saline, or 10 mg of bupivacaine. General anesthesia was achieved using… CONTINUE READING