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Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Evaluate the difference in amount of Intravenous nalbuphine required after thoracotomy for lung resection in patients receiving epidural bupivacaine + fentanyl versus patients receiving epidural bupivacaine.
1. Determine in two treatment groups the difference in pain scores as measured by the CRIES pain scale ,the length of stay,the incidence of side effects (respiratory depression, bradypnea, bradycardia and urinary retention).
up to 6 Months (Child)
February 3, 2006
September 16, 2009
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.