volume 40, issue 2, P124-128 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.03.022
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Guhan Dergin, Gokhan Gocmen, B. Cem Sener

Abstract: Continuous administration of 60 mL of 0.5% bupivacaine HCl at 1 mL h(-1) with a pain pump and epidural catheter can be used as a transition treatment for patients with side effects from high-dose antiepileptic drugs and for patients awaiting neurosurgery or individuals who refuse cranial surgery. It should not be considered as an alternative treatment of neurosurgical approaches, such as MVD, which has a definite long-lasting results.