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BACKGROUND We designed a randomized prospective study to investigate whether developmentally delayed children with cerebral palsy (CP) need a lower dosage of propofol for induction than normal children using bispectral index (BIS) monitoring criteria. METHODS After approval by the University Ethical Committee and written informed consent obtained from(More)
Optimal sedation and analgesia are of key importance in intensive care. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of sedoanalgesia and outcome parameters in regimens containing midazolam and either fentanyl or remifentanil. A prospective, randomized, open-label, controlled trial was carried out in the ICU unit of a large teaching hospital in Istanbul(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES Sleeve gastrectomy has been one of the most commonly performed bariatric surgery methods. The study aimed to compare the effects of 2 most commonly used inhalation anesthetics, sevoflurane and desflurane, on the peroperative hemodynamic alterations and postoperative respiratory functions in morbidly obese patients undergoing sleeve(More)
Kabuki make-up syndrome KMS is a rare condition with a number of characteristic congenital abnormalities. The syndrome is characterized by peculiar facial appearance resembling the make-up of actors in Kabuki, the traditional Japanese theater, skeletal anomalies, dermatoglyphic abnormalities, postnatal growth deficiency, and mental retardation. These are(More)
OBJECTIVE Since the civilian war in Syria began, thousands of seriously injured trauma patients from Syria were brought to Turkey for emergency operations and/or postoperative intensive care. The aim of this study was to present the demographics and clinical features of the wounded patients in Syrian civil war admitted to the surgical intensive care units(More)
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