Comparison of pH Values in CSF after Spinal Administration of Various Hyperbaric Opiates

  • C. B. Devaux
  • F. Alibert
  • E. Clavier
  • J. Thiebot
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 158)


Spinal analgesia with opiates was first used for treatment of intractable pain [15]. At present this is still the main indication worldwide, followed by postoperative pain [2,5,6], and labor. All authors found some respiratory effects depending on the dosage and the level of the block.


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  • C. B. Devaux
  • F. Alibert
  • E. Clavier
  • J. Thiebot

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