Epidural Morphine Effect on the Somatosensory Evoked Potentials

  • D. Eimerl
  • F. Magora
  • M. Feinsod
Part of the European Academy of Anaesthesiology book series (ANAESTHESIOLOGY, volume 3)


Epidural application of morphine modifies conduction along the neuraxis and abolishes pain. This results either from the inhibition of reflexes induced by stimulation of A S and C fibres, or from the release of a primary afferent neurotransmitter.


Skin Blood Flow Somatosensory Evoke Potential Epidural Morphine Right Hemisphere Median Nerve Stimulation 
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  • D. Eimerl
  • F. Magora
  • M. Feinsod

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