Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim (Engl Ed) 2022 Jul 19. Epub 2022 Jul 19.
Servicio de Anestesiología y Reanimación, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain; Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; Departamento de Pediatría y Farmacología, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, Spain.
Opioid-free anaesthesia shows evidence about its efectivity and security, even though its risks and benefits are not well defined. Neither are the patient profile or sort of surgery where it could be superior to the conventional opioid-based anaesthetic technique. Aggressive and/or long-lasting surgeries set out several queries on this technique regarding sudden hemodynamic changes, as it does not produce sympatholysis through μ receptor and there is modest experience in this technique. Read More