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We investigated the effect of two different doses of dexmedetomidine on vasospasm in a rat model of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). SAH was induced by injecting 0.3 mL blood into the cisterna magna in all rat groups except the control (Group C). At 1 hour and 24 hours after SAH, 5 microg/kg dexmedetomidine was given to group D5, and 10 microg/kg(More)
Editor—Regional anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgical procedures provides an immobile and clear operative field, low-normal intraocular pressure, cardiovascular stability, and good cooperation between the patient and the surgical team. 1 Although akinesia and analgesia can be achieved with a regional block, appropriate sedation may lower the intraocular(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the anesthesiologist's choice for anesthesia techniques and drugs in circumcision and determine the preoperative examination, intraoperative monitoring techniques, postoperative analgesia methods, and common complications among anesthesiologists working in Turkey. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Bulent Ecevit(More)
OBJECTIVE We have planned to evaluate the laryngeal mask cuff pressures (LMcp) inflated by anesthesia workers of several seniority, without using manometer. METHODS 180 patients scheduled to have short duration surgery with laryngeal mask were included in the study. Five anesthesia specialists (Group S), 10 residents (Group R) and 6 technicians (Group T)(More)
BACKGROUND Preincisional local anesthetic infiltration at the surgical site is a therapeutic option for postoperative pain relief for pediatric inguinal hernia. Additionally, tramadol has been used as an analgesic for postoperative pain in children. Recently, the local anesthetic effects of tramadol have been reported. The aim of this study was to determine(More)
BACKGROUND Wound infiltration with local anesthetics may improve postoperative analgesia. Tramadol has been shown to have effects similar to those of local anesthetics. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of wound infiltration with levobupivacaine and tramadol on postoperative analgesia for lumbar discectomies. METHODS Eighty adult(More)
The objective of this study was to measure the effect of lower extremity multilevel botulinum toxin A injections and comprehensive rehabilitation on spasticity and to determine the functional gains in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy. Sixteen ambulatory children with spastic cerebral palsy (9 hemiplegic, 7 diplegic), aged between 3 and 8 years, who(More)
Preoperative and postoperative psychological factors, postoperative pain, analgesic consumption, treatment satisfaction were compared in patients treated with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) or intramuscular analgesics after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy. Thirty-one women with laparoscopically operated benign ovarian cysts were recruited(More)
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