Epidural analgesia in abdominal major surgery: pros, cons, and unresolved issues beyond pain control

  • Fredy Ariza a. Universidad ICESI, Cali, Colombia. b. Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. c. Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia.
  • Hector Rodriguez-Mayoral Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
  • Karen Villarreal Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

References

1. Popping D, Elia N, Van Aken H, et al. Impact of epidural analgesia on mortality and morbidity after surgery. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Ann Surg 2014;259:1056-1067.

2. Guay J, Nishimori M, Koop S. Epidural local anesthetics versus opioid-based analgesic regimens for postoperative gastrointestinal paralysis, vomiting, and pain after abdominal surgery: a Cochrane review. Anesth Analg 2016;123:1591-1602.

3. Ahmed A, Latif N, Khan R. Post-operative analgesia for major abdominal surgery and its effectiveness in a tertiary care hospital. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2013; 29:472-477.

4. Piccioni F, Mariani L, Negri M, et al. Epidural analgesia does not influence anastomotic leakage incidence after open colorectal surgery for cancer: a retrospective study on 1,474 patients. J Surg Oncol 2015;112:225-230.

5. Wang W, Zhao G, Wu L, et al. Risk factors for anastomotic leakage following esophagectomy: impact of thoracic epidural analgesia. J Surg Oncol 2017;116:164-171.
How to Cite
1.
Ariza F, Rodriguez-Mayoral H, Villarreal K. Epidural analgesia in abdominal major surgery: pros, cons, and unresolved issues beyond pain control. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2018Apr.1 [cited 2021Feb.28];46(2):175-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/272

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Published
2018-04-01
How to Cite
1.
Ariza F, Rodriguez-Mayoral H, Villarreal K. Epidural analgesia in abdominal major surgery: pros, cons, and unresolved issues beyond pain control. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2018Apr.1 [cited 2021Feb.28];46(2):175-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/272
Section
Images