Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Surgeries
Effect of Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Surgeries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of RCTsPain Res Manag. 2022 Mar 19;2022: 8704569.
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12 randomized controlled trial with a total of 660 patients undergoing an upper extremity surgery under a brachial plexus block were included in this meta-analysis comparing adjuvant fentanyl to placebo/no added intervention. The outcomes of interest included onset and duration of anesthesia, post-operative pain and analgesic consumption, and complications. Pooled results revealed significantly qu...
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