The effects of propofol on auditory evoked potentials (brainstem and middle latency responses) were recorded in six patients. Two different infusion rates were used, 54 and 108 micrograms/kg/minute. Effects on brainstem responses were not found. Regression of amplitude and latency of middle latency auditory potentials were dose related (p less than 0.01).
AIM The aim of this paper was to assess the efficacy of a minimally invasive treatment with percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for traumatic fracture of thoracolumbar junction. Treatment of stable traumatic vertebral fractures of the thoracolumbar junction without neurological deficit is still controversy. Conservative treatment, characterized by… (More)
Early postoperative epilepsy is a frequent complication of supratentorial intracranial surgery. The lack of consensus on prophylaxis of early postoperative seizures with phenytoin (PHT) may be due to the different dosages used in several studies, owing to inadequate therapeutic plasma level. The aim of this study was to evaluate which dosage of PHT can… (More)