Jean-Pierre Mustaki

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End-tidal anaesthetic concentrations at first eye opening in response to a verbal command during recovery from anaesthesia (MAC-awake), were measured for isoflurane (n = 16), enflurane (n = 16) and halothane (n = 14). MAC-awake was measured during either slow or fast alveolar washout. Slow washout was obtained by decreasing anaesthetic concentrations in(More)
BACKGROUND   Complications associated with intrathecal pumps may be linked to the surgical procedure, the implanted device, or the medication itself. CASE REPORTS   Three patients treated chronically with intrathecal clonidine presented with clonidine overdose due to inadvertent extravasation during the refilling procedure. All patients experienced loss(More)
Epilepsy is rather common, affecting 0.5 to 2% of the population. Numerous patients, particularly those resistant to the antiepileptic therapy, can be surgically treated after a thorough evaluation. Surgery for epilepsy can be carried out either under general or local anaesthesia with sedation. This second approach is reserved for the extirpation of foci(More)
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