Ravishankar Venkatraman

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AIM Neurocognitive dysfunction continues to be the bane of open heart surgery despite vast improvements in surgical, anesthetic, and postoperative management. This observational cohort study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative CO2 insufflation by the field flooding technique in reducing postoperative neurocognitive dysfunction. (More)
Objectives: The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of epidural butophanol tartrate in postoperative analgesia and to monitor its side effects. Methods: 80 patients of ASA 1 and 2 scheduled for elective abdominal and gynaecological procedure were chosen for the study. At the end of surgery, study group received 2mg of butorphanol in 10 ml(More)
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