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BACKGROUND In patients undergoing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP), pneumoperitoneum, intraoperative fluid restriction and prolonged Trendelenburg position may cause rhabdomyolysis (RM) due to hypoperfusion in gluteal muscles and lower extremities. In this study, it was aimed to assess effects of body mass index (BMI), comorbidities,(More)
Compartment syndrome is a serious condition characterized by raised intracompartmental pressure, which develops following trauma. Well leg compartment syndrome (WLCS) is a term reserved for compartment syndrome in a nontraumatic setting, usually resulting from prolonged lithotomy position during surgery. In literature, 8 cases have been reported regarding(More)
Diaphragmatic hernia is usually congenital. However, it is rarely traumatic and can stay asymptomatic. In this report, we aimed to present the anaesthetic management of a patient with diaphragmatic hernia due to previous trauma (14 years ago), which was diagnosed incidentally during surgery for rectal cancer. The patient (53 years, 56 kg, 165 cm, American(More)
OBJECTIVE Axillary plexus block is one of the widely used technique for upper extremity surgery. In this study, we retrospectively evaluated the single injection axillary plexus block technique we used in our rutine anesthesia practice, between August 2010-March 2011. METHODS Medical records of ASA I-III, 40 17 female and 23 male patients who underwent(More)
The association between serum zinc (Zn) level and the degree of hand preference was studied in right-handed young adults. Hand preference was scored by the Waterloo Handedness Questionnaire. Serum Zn level was determined by the flow injection analysis-atomic absorption technique. Zinc was found to be positively linearly and significantly correlated with the(More)
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