Intervention Review

Epidural pain relief versus systemic opioid-based pain relief for abdominal aortic surgery

  1. Mina Nishimori1,*,
  2. James HS Low2,
  3. Hui Zheng3,
  4. Jane C Ballantyne4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 11 JUL 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005059.pub3

How to Cite

Nishimori M, Low JHS, Zheng H, Ballantyne JC. Epidural pain relief versus systemic opioid-based pain relief for abdominal aortic surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD005059. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005059.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tokyo, Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo, Japan

  2. 2

    Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Derby DE1 2QY, UK

  3. 3

    Massachusetts General Hospital , Biostatistics Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  4. 4

    University of Washington, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

*Mina Nishimori, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 11 JUL 2012


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