Mustafa Nuri Deniz

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OBJECTIVE The impact of preoperative gabapentin on tramadol consumption using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) and postoperative pain was assessed in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). METHODS In this prospective, randomized trial, 51 patients undergoing RRP were randomized into two groups: the gabapentin group received 900 mg(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The increased intraocular pressure (IOP) - which decreases perfusion pressure on the optic nerve - increases by prone positioning (1). The aim of our study was to compare the effect of head rotation 45° laterally in prone position on the increase in IOP of upper placed and lower placed eyes in patients undergoing percutaneous(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the present study was to explore the effects of deficiencies in glucose regulation on the onset, regression, and block performance times in a group of patients with diabetes-related foot problems. METHODS Forty-eight patients with American Society of Anesthetists physical status 2-4 undergoing foot and ankle surgery with a(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of sociodemographic factors and maternal anxiety levels on behaviour in children undergoing surgery. METHODS This study included children aged 3-12 years who were scheduled for surgery, and their respective mothers. Each mother completed a questionnaire concerning sociodemographic and economic characteristics. Maternal(More)
OBJECTIVE The administration of single dose intrathecal (IT) morphine with local anesthetics during spinal anesthesia produces an effective postoperative analgesia. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy and safety of two different doses of IT morphine with bupivacaine for postoperative analgesia after transurethral resection of prostate (TURP). STUDY(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we hypothesized that leg positioning and distal tourniquet application, when compared with neutral positioning of the leg, alters the efficacy of sciatic nerve block performed by the double-stimulation technique. METHODS Ninety randomized, consecutive, ASA physical status I to III patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery with a(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this prospective double-blind randomized study was to compare the effectiveness of preoperative dexketoprofen trometamol for acute postoperative pain in patients undergoing minor outpatient urologic surgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty male patients (ASA I and II) undergoing varicocelectomy and testicular sperm extraction (TESE) with(More)
Material and methods: Sixty male patients (ASA I and II) undergoing varicocelectomy and testicular sperm extraction (TESE) with standard laryngeal mask airway (LMA) anesthesia were randomly divided into two groups. Patients in Group I (n=30) received 50 mg of dexketoprofen trometamol iv before induction, whereas patients in Group II (n=30) received saline.(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we evaluated subcutaneous (sc) morphine in combination with multimodal analgesia for postoperative pain control after radical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty with flank incision. METHODS Forty-nine patients under The American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status classification (ASA) I-III aged 18-85 years undergoing radical(More)
Hereditary angioedema is a rare but life-threatening disease, usually resulting from upper respiratory tract traumas and stress. In this case report, we present the management of a 14-year-old female patient who was diagnosed with hereditary angioedema and scheduled to undergo transurethral resection of bladder (TURB) procedure for bladder tumor. She was on(More)
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