Gülcin Önder Aran

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BACKGROUND In an attempt to decrease haemodynamic instability and early postoperative complications such as nausea, vomiting, and pain, esmolol was added to the routine alfentanil infusion of patients with treated hypertension undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS Forty consecutive ASA class II patients with controlled hypertension about to(More)
OBJECTIVE Levosimendan (LS) is a new inodilator agent that improves cardiac contractility by increasing the sensitivity of troponin C to calcium, which usage in cardiac surgery has been growing in the recent years. We aimed to determine the best timing of the administration of LS in high-risk patients who underwent cardiovascular surgery. METHODS Fifteen(More)
Midazolam is known to cause a dose-dependent increase and decrease in the contractile force of the myocardium. Whether flumazenil can reverse these effects of midazolam remains unclear. In this study, we determined the cardiac effects of midazolam and the counter effect of flumazenil on midazolam-induced myocardial depression in isolated rabbit hearts.(More)
Operative decision in American Society of Anesthesiology Physical Status (ASA-PS) V patient is difficult as this group of patients expected to have high mortality rate. Another risk scoring system in this ASA-PS V subset of patients can aid to ease this decision. Data of ASA-PS V classified patients between 2011 and 2013 years in a single hospital were(More)
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