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Vol:231 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #14574
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Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Surgeries


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OrthoEvidence. Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Surgeries. ACE Report. 2022;231(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14574

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Surgeries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of RCTs

Pain Res Manag. 2022 Mar 19;2022: 8704569.

Contributing Authors:
L Song S Tan Q Chen H Li

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Synopsis

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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