Namigar Turgut

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The aim of the present study was to compare the perioperative hemodynamics, propofol consumption and recovery profiles of remifentanil and dexmedetomidine when used with air-oxygen and propofol, in order to evaluate a postoperative analgesia strategy and explore undesirable side-effects (nausea, vomiting, shivering). In a prospective randomized double-blind(More)
We tested the hypothesis that 5 cm H2O of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) reduces the incidence of pneumocephalus in patients who undergo spinal intradural tumor surgery. Fifty-three ASA I to III patients who underwent thoracolumbar intradural tumor surgery between the years 2003 and 2006 were included in this study. All patients received propofol,(More)
BACKGROUND This placebo-controlled, double-blind study was designed to assess the effects of magnesium sulphate and clonidine on peroperative haemodynamics, propofol consumption and postoperative recovery. METHODS Sixty ASA I-II patients undergoing spinal surgery were randomized into three groups. Group M received magnesium sulphate 30 mg kg(-1) as a(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The primary objective of sedation in the critically ill patient is to achieve security and comfort. The routine use of standardized and validated sedation scales and monitors are needed. The Richmond agitation sedation scale has been used but some patients cannot be evaluated with subjective assessment tools such as the Richmond(More)
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