Christoph Illies

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BACKGROUND Surgical stress index (SSI), a novel multivariate index, has recently been proven to react well to surgical nociceptive stimuli and analgesic drug concentration changes during general anesthesia. We investigated the feasibility of application of SSI for guidance of remifentanil administration during propofol-remifentanil anesthesia. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Non-invasive continous monitoring of finger arterial pressure has gained increasing interest. The aim of the present study was to compare the accuracy of non-invasive reconstructed brachial artery pressure by the Nexfin™ device (NFAP) with invasive femoral (IFAP) and radial (IRAP) artery pressure before and after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). (More)
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