Céline Biermann

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BACKGROUND Blockade of parietal nociceptive afferents by the use of continuous wound infiltration with local anesthetics may be beneficial in a multimodal approach to postoperative pain management after major surgery. The role of continuous preperitoneal infusion of ropivacaine for pain relief and postoperative recovery after open colorectal resections was(More)
In relation to compliance problems it was investigated whether phenoxymethylpenicillin dosed twice or 3 times daily was equally effective in tonsillitis due to beta-haemolytic streptococci group A. In a randomized, controlled and single blind multicentre study 206 patients older than 5 years with a positive culture of group A streptococci were treated with(More)
2 mg h were given. Sugammadex 400 mg was also given, bringing the total to 16 mg kg. Again arterial pressure increased to 140/65 mm Hg and stabilized, the heart rate decreased to 90 beats min, and the bronchospasm relaxed. The operation was postponed. Methyprednisolone 100 mg was given and she was weaned off the epinephrine infusion over the next 10 h.(More)
BACKGROUND A greater incidence of persistent pain after inguinal herniorrhaphy is suspected with the open mesh procedure than with laparoscopy (transabdominal preperitoneal), but the involvement of neuropathy needs to be clarified. METHODS We examined the cumulative incidence of neuropathic persistent pain, defined as self-report of pain at the surgical(More)
BACKGROUND Delayed graft function (DGF) is an early postoperative complication of kidney transplantation (KT) predisposing to acute rejection and lower graft survival. Intraoperative arterial hypotension and hypovolemia are associated with DGF. Central venous pressure (CVP) is used to estimate volemia but its reliability has been criticized. Pleth(More)
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