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Remifentanil infusion for major abdominal surgery in small infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10447904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonates are known to be sensitive to volatile anaesthetic agents which may lead to prolonged recovery. In this study, a remifentanil infusion was used in conjunction with an infusion of epidural ropivacaine and isoflurane anaesthesia for major abdominal surgery in small infants. This led to a short recovery time for infants aged 7 days to 3 months but a prolonged recovery in those under the age of 7 days. Good perioperative analgesia was achieved.
L H Wee; A Moriarty; A Cranston; O Bagshaw
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric anaesthesia     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1155-5645     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Anaesth     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-08     Completed Date:  1999-10-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206575     Medline TA:  Paediatr Anaesth     Country:  FRANCE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  415-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anaesthetics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / surgery*
Anesthesia, Intravenous*
Anesthetics, Intravenous*
Hemodynamics / drug effects
Infant, Newborn
Infusions, Intravenous
Pain Measurement
Prospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Intravenous; 0/Piperidines; 132875-61-7/remifentanil

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