Perineural meperidine blocks nerve conduction in a dose-related manner: a randomized double-blind study

Ozturk E., Beyazova M., Kaya K., Meray J., Zinnuroglu M., Tarhan B.

ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA, vol.53, no.6, pp.783-787, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Meperidine has been shown to exhibit a sensory block in peripheral nerves. However, its motor blockade ability is controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate, electroneurographically, the ability of meperidine to inhibit conduction in both sensory and motor fibres in the ulnar nerve.