B Baltes-Götz

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Unstimulated salivary cortisol concentrations were measured in 767 adults aged 35-65 yr over the course of one day. Interindividual differences in early morning cortisol concentrations showed consistent and significant relationships with demographic and psychological variables. Socioeconomic status was positively associated with cortisol levels.(More)
This prospective, randomised study compared total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) and inhalation anaesthesia with respect to endocrine stress response, haemodynamic reactions, and recovery. METHODS. The investigation included two groups of 20 ASA I-II patients 18-60 years of age scheduled for orthopaedic surgery. For premedication of both groups, 0.1 mg/kg(More)
UNLABELLED Clinically-used ketamine is a racemic mixture of two isomers, S-(+)- and R-(-)-ketamine. Previous investigations showed the anaesthetic potency of S(+)-ketamine to be three times higher than that of R-(-)-ketamine. It was the aim of this study to compare the effects of S-(+)-ketamine and racemic ketamine on endocrine and cardiovascular(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to investigate the efficiency of autologous blood donation (ABD) with regard to saving of homologous transfusion, to determine the reasons for exclusion from donations and the rate of incidents during the procedure, and to investigate the quality of autologous fresh frozen plasma (AFFP). METHODS During an observation(More)
In this prospective, randomized study, two regimens of total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA), with propofol and S(+)-ketamine (S-ketamine) and with propofol and alfentanil, were compared with reference to endocrine stress response, circulatory effects and recovery. METHODS. The investigation was conducted in two groups of 20 ASA I-III patients over 60 years(More)
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