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Dexmedetomidine as an adjunct to anesthetic induction to attenuate hemodynamic response to endotracheal intubation in patients undergoing fast-track CABG.
During induction of general anesthesia hypertension and tachycardia caused by tracheal intubation may lead to cardiac ischemia and arrhythmias. In this prospective, randomized study, dexmedetomidineExpand
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Effect of three different doses of ketamine prior to general anaesthesia on postoperative pain following Caesarean delivery: a prospective randomized study.
BACKGROUND Ketamine is an analgesic suitable for the induction of anesthesia during Caesarean delivery. This double blind, randomized trial examined the effect of intravenous ketamine used before theExpand
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Procalcitonin kinetics in pediatric patients with systemic inflammatory response after open heart surgery
ObjectiveTo evaluate procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as markers of inflammation severity and their value in predicting development of organ failure after pediatric open heartExpand
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Effects of single-dose gabapentin on postoperative pain and morphine consumption after cardiac surgery.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the analgesic effect of single-dose preoperative gabapentin on postoperative pain and morphine consumption after cardiac surgery. DESIGN AExpand
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The Pulmonary and Hemodynamic Effects of Two Different Recruitment Maneuvers After Cardiac Surgery
BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to evaluate the pulmonary and hemodynamic effects of two different recruitment maneuvers after open heart surgery. METHODS: Sixty patients undergoing coronaryExpand
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A comparison of two different doses of bupivacaine in caudal anesthesia for neonatal circumcision. A randomized clinical trial.
BACKGROUND We aimed to compare the analgesia quality of caudal block of low volume, high concentration bupivacaine to the conventionally used volumes and concentrations of the drug in neonatesExpand
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Effects of intramuscular administration of lidocaine or bupivacaine on induction and maintenance doses of propofol evaluated by bispectral index.
BACKGROUND Interest in combining local and general anaesthesia has lead to studies investigating possible interactions. In a prospective, randomized, double-blind study, we tested whether localExpand
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Pulmonary Effects of Noninvasive Ventilation Combined with the Recruitment Maneuver After Cardiac Surgery
BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to evaluate the pulmonary effects of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) with or without recruitment maneuver (RM) after open heart surgery. METHODS: One-hundredExpand
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Effects of hydroxyzine–midazolam premedication on sevoflurane-induced paediatric emergence agitation: a prospective randomised clinical trial
Background and aim Anaesthesia with sevoflurane leads to a high prevalence of emergence agitation in paediatric patients. This study investigates the effects of combining hydroxyzine and midazolam onExpand
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The Effect of Flurbiprofen on Postoperative Sore Throat and Hoarseness After LMA-ProSeal Insertion: A Randomised, Clinical Trial.
OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that flurbiprofen lozenges reduce the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (LMA) related symptoms of Post Operative Sore Throat (POST), hoarseness and dysphagia compared to placeboExpand
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