J-F Favarel-Garrigues

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The present study was designed to assess the efficacy of fentanyl and pancuronium combined with dilute lidocaine solution for intravenous regional anesthesia of the arm. Forty adult patients undergoing upper limb surgery were randomly allocated to receive either 0.6 mL/kg of 0.5% lidocaine (3 mg/kg) or 0.6 mL/kg of 0.25% lidocaine (1.5 mg/kg) with 1(More)
Sixty elderly patients (> 70 yr old) undergoing surgery for hip fracture were prospectively studied in order to compare hemodynamic tolerance of titrated doses of hyperbaric bupivacaine using continuous spinal anesthesia (CSA) versus single-dose spinal anesthesia (SDSA). Patients were randomized into two groups (CSA group: n = 30; SDSA group: n = 30). The(More)
To determine whether hyperglycemia in brain-dead donors is a sign of endocrine pancreas insufficiency, we studied pancreatic function in 25 consecutive brain dead patients. Blood samples were drawn at 2-hr intervals from donor referral until organ procurement to analyze glucose, insulin, and C-peptide levels. After donor retrieval, two specimens were taken(More)
The technique of autotransfusion with blood drained from a haemothorax has been described nearly 80 years ago. The shed blood is easy to collect and is incoagulable. This technique as two indications: lifesaving autotransfusion in the prehospital phase and blood saving and/or transfusional safety at hospital arrival. This prospective study assessed its(More)
OBJECTIVES Assess the impact on the quality of practices in a developing country (Lao Democratic People's Republic) of a long specialized course in anaesthesia (Certificate of Specialized Studies in Anesthesia-Intensive care and Emergency Medicine [Cesarmu]) versus accelerated trainings. POPULATION AND METHOD Study concerned all surgical hospitals and all(More)
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