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Comparative study between transdermal fentanyl and melatonin patches on postoperative pain relief after lumber laminectomy, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia
This study evaluated the efficacy of transdermal fentanyl (TDF) delivery system (50 lg/h) or transdermal melatonin (TDM) delivery system (7 mg) 2 h preoperatively for acute postoperative pain after lumbar laminectomy compared to placebo group (C). Methods: Seventy-five patients of both sexes, aged 18-50 years, ASA I and II undergoing elective single level lumber laminectomy under general anesthesia were included in this randomized controlled double-blind study. Patients were randomly divideddoi:10.1016/j.egja.2016.04.001 fatcat:w6oyx33mqbcffknqmhrdcdbqhy