Dilek Özcengiz

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Several studies have reported that sevoflurane was associated with a relatively high incidence of emergence agitation in children even in the absence of any surgical intervention. The aim of this study was to compare early agitation characteristics of oral melatonin, dexmedetomidine, and midazolam premedication in children who were given sevoflurane(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this randomized, controlled study was to compare the sedoanalgesic effects of ketamine-dexmedetomidine and ketamine-midazolam on dressing changes of burn patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Following Ethics Committee approval and informed patient consent, 90 ASA physical statuses I and II adult burn patients were included in the study.(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study was aimed at determining the effective doses of Dexmedetomidine (Dex) involved in amplitude of contraction-force and frequency of uterine rings in pregnancy terms of rats. All experiments involving animal subjects were carried out with the approval of animal care and use Ethical Committee of Cukurova University. Experiments were(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the effects of ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block in gynaecological surgery with Pfannenstiel incision. METHODS After the approval of the ethics committee and the patients' consent, 75 ASA I-II patients who were aged between 20 and 70 years and scheduled for a gynaecological surgery with Pfannenstiel incision were(More)
Surgery and anaesthesia are significant sources of anxiety for children. In the preoperative period, reducing anxiety helps in preventing the negative consequences that may occur after surgery. The predetermined high-risk children in terms of the development of anxiety play an important role in reducing the negative consequences. Recently featured(More)
Background: Regional anaesthetic techniques in children has become increasingly popular and used to provide analgesia for umbilical and epigastric hernia repair, laparoscopic surgery, pyloromyotomy and other small midline incisions. Our objective was to assess the efficacy and side effects of the rectus sheath block than a control group that received(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared the effects of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA), face mask and Cobra perilaryngeal airway (PLA) in the airway management of spontaneously breathing paediatric patients undergoing elective inguinal surgery. METHODS In this study, 90 cases of 1-14-year-old children undergoing elective inguinal surgery were scheduled. The patients were(More)
Probiotics have been used for centuries in making fermented dairy products. The health benefits related to probiotics consumption are well recognized and they are generally regarded as safe (GRAS). Their therapeutic effects are due to the production of a variety of antimicrobial compounds, such as short-chain fatty acids, organic acids (such as lactic,(More)
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