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This study compared intrathecal hyperbaric bupivacaine with low-dose intrathecal plain bupivacaine plus different doses of meperidine (pethidine), administered sequentially, with regard to blood pressure stability, post-operative analgesia and incidence of side-effects in 80 parturients undergoing caesarean section. Patients were randomly assigned to one of(More)
AIM We aimed to investigate the effect of colloid infusion immediately before the spinal anesthesia, and the prophylactic intravenous (IV) infusion of ephedrine after injection of intrathecal bupivacaine on hemodynamic parameters, QT, The QT interval corrected for heart rate (QTc), and dispersion of QTc (QTcDisp) intervals in women undergoing the elective(More)
The interscalene block technique is widely used for a variety of procedures on the upper extremities. In general, this technique is safe and effective but is not without hazards. A case of subdural block resulting from an interscalene block is presented. In a 60-year-old female patient with carpal tunnel syndrome, sudden bradycardia, unconsciousness and(More)
This study was designed to investigate whether dexmedetomidine and thiopental have cerebral protective effects after focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Thirty male Sprague Dawley rats were randomly assigned to three groups: control group (Group C, n=10), dexmedetomidine group (Group D, n=10), thiopental group (Group T, n=10). After all rats were anesthetized,(More)
BACKGROUND Mitral stenosis is the most important and common cardiac complication seen during pregnancy. Conception is discouraged in cases where pulmonary hypertension develops during the course of mitral stenosis. Successful general and regional anaesthetic interventions have been reported in some cases of severe pulmonary hypertension. CASE REPORTS We(More)
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