Pekka M Kairaluoma
Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
- Hyperbaric articaine with or without fentanyl in spinal anaesthesia: patient and observer blinded comparisonP Kairaluoma
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 57:118-25. 2013..We hypothesised that similarly to other spinal local anaesthetics, the addition of fentanyl may prolong articaine spinal analgesia without prolonging motor block...
- Single-injection paravertebral block before general anesthesia enhances analgesia after breast cancer surgery with and without associated lymph node biopsyPekka M Kairaluoma
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, PO Box 580, Helsinki, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
Anesth Analg 99:1837-43, table of contents. 2004..We conclude that PVB before general anesthesia for breast cancer surgery reduced postoperative pain, opioid consumption, and occurrence of PONV and improved recovery from anesthesia...
- Preincisional paravertebral block reduces the prevalence of chronic pain after breast surgeryPekka M Kairaluoma
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Anesth Analg 103:703-8. 2006..In addition to providing acute postoperative pain relief, preoperative PVB seems to reduce the prevalence of chronic pain 1 yr after breast cancer surgery...