Title: Endocrine consequences of long-term intrathecal administration of opioids
Authors: Abs, R ×
Verhelst, J
Maeyaert, J
Van Buyten, JP
Opsomer, F
Adriaensen, Hugo
Verlooy, J
Van Havenbergh, T
Smet, M
Van Acker, K #
Issue Date: Jan-2000
Publisher: Endocrine soc
Series Title: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism vol:85 issue:6 pages:2215-2222
Abstract: Intrathecal administration of opioids is a very efficient tool in the long-term control of intractable nonmalignant pain. However, despite the well known role of opioids in endocrine regulation, few data are available about possible effects on hypothalamic-pituitary function during this treatment.
ISSN: 0021-972X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Anesthesiology and Algology
Physiology Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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