Hélène Costes

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UNLABELLED Relative large-dose intraoperative remifentanil could lead to the need for more postoperative analgesics. Intraoperative N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists, such as ketamine, decrease postoperative opioid use. We therefore tested the hypothesis that intraoperative small-dose ketamine improves postoperative analgesia after major abdominal(More)
The effect of flumazenil reversal of midazolam-induced anesthesia on whole body oxygen uptake (VO2) was investigated in a double-blind trial in 48 patients (ASA, 1 or 2) undergoing elective surgery under general anesthesia. VO2 was measured in spontaneously breathing patients during recovery from anaesthesia induced with midazolam 0.25 mg.kg-1 and(More)
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