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Prolongation of QTc Interval after Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Treatment by Droperidol or Ondansetron
Background:At dosages above 0.1 mg/kg, droperidol inducesa dose-dependent QTc interval prolongation. Although subject to controversy, low-dose droperidol has recently been suspected to induce cardiacExpand
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Closed-Loop Coadministration of Propofol and Remifentanil Guided by Bispectral Index: A Randomized Multicenter Study
BACKGROUND:We have developed a proportional-integral-derivative controller allowing the closed-loop coadministration of propofol and remifentanil, guided by a Bispectral Index (BIS) monitor, duringExpand
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A French multicenter clinical trial of SPARC for stress urinary incontinence.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the SPARC procedure in women with genuine stress urinary incontinence. METHODS We conducted a prospective multicenter trial of a suprapubic approachExpand
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Assessment of topographic brachial plexus nerves variations at the axilla using ultrasonography.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe topographic variations in the arrangement of the four main brachial plexus nerves at the junction of the axilla and the upper part of the arm. Expand
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Predictive factors of advanced interventional procedures in a multicentre severe postpartum haemorrhage study
PurposeSevere postpartum haemorrhage (SPPH) is the leading cause of peripartum hysterectomy and maternal death. There are no easily measurable parameters that indicate the failure of medical therapyExpand
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In Vivo RNA Interference Analysis Reveals an Unexpected Role for GNBP1 in the Defense against Gram-positive Bacterial Infection in Drosophila Adults*
The Drosophila immune system discriminates between different classes of infectious microbes and responds with pathogen-specific defense reactions via the selective activation of the Toll and theExpand
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Venous thromboembolism prevention in surgery and obstetrics: clinical practice guidelines
Background and objective: To produce up‐to‐date clinical practice guidelines on the prevention of venous thromboembolism in surgery and obstetrics. Methods: A Steering Committee defined the scope ofExpand
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QT interval prolongation after oxytocin bolus during surgical induced abortion
Although oxytocin, a uterotonic agent, may cause short‐term vasodilation that results in severe hypotension, it is still routinely given as an intravenous bolus injection during surgical suctionExpand
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[Ropivacaine infiltration during breast cancer surgery: postoperative acute and chronic pain effect].
OBJECTIVES Decrease acute pain after breast cancer surgery by an infiltration of ropivacaine. Analyse effect on chronic pain. STUDY DESIGN Prospective randomised double blind versus placebo study.Expand
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Institutional Variability in Transfusion Practice for Liver Transplantation
We prospectively evaluated the institutional variability in perioperative transfusion therapy in orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Adult OLTs completed during a 12-mo period were studied untilExpand
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