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Intrathecally Applied Morphine for Treatment of Postoperative and Chronic Pain

  • B. Kossmann
  • A. Driessen
  • H. H. Mehrkens
  • W. Dick
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Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 144)

Summary

Eleven patients suffering from metastases to the lumbar spine or pelvis received multiple intrathecal injections of 0.5–1.5 mg morphine. The first injection produced pain relief for 18–84 hours. A hypoalgesia following the intrathecal injection persisted up to 4 days. No change in blood pressure or heart rate was noted.

Keywords

Cancer Pain Intrathecal Injection Epidural Morphine Epidural Injection Intrathecal Morphine 
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References

  1. 1.
    Behar M, Magora F, Olshwang D, Davidson JT (1979) Epidural Morphine in treatment of pain. Lancet 1:527PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Davies GK, Tohurst-Cleaver CL, James TL (1980) CNS depression from intrathecal morphine. Anesthesiology 52:280PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Kossmann
  • A. Driessen
  • H. H. Mehrkens
  • W. Dick

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