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GlideScope video laryngoscope: a randomized clinical trial in 203 paediatric patients.
BACKGROUND The GlideScope intubating device has been reported to provide a comparable or superior laryngoscopic view compared with direct laryngoscopy in adults. This study compared the use of theExpand
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Depth of a central venous catheter tip: length of insertion guideline for pediatric patients
Background:  In pediatric patients, several studies have been undertaken to establish central venous catheter (CVC) tip optimal depth. Assessments of catheter tip position using chest radiographs mayExpand
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The Influence of Passive Leg Elevation on the Cross-Sectional Area of the Internal Jugular Vein and the Subclavian Vein in Awake Adults
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of passive leg elevation and Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the internal jugular (IJ) and subclavian veins (SCV).Expand
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Correlation of bispectral index with end-tidal sevoflurane concentration and age in infants and children.
BACKGROUND The bispectral index (BIS) has been evaluated as a tool for measuring depth of anaesthesia, but the use of BIS in a paediatric population is still controversial. This study was designed toExpand
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Usefulness of the carina as a radiographic landmark for central venous catheter placement in paediatric patients.
BACKGROUND Several reports have proposed radiographic landmarks for the proper positioning of central venous catheters (CVC). The carina is one of the proposed landmarks in adults. Here, we evaluateExpand
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Practical anatomic landmarks for determining the insertion depth of central venous catheter in paediatric patients.
BACKGROUND Various methods have been recommended to decide a proper insertion depth of central venous catheter (CVC). The carina is recommended as a useful target level for the CVC tip position. WeExpand
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Remifentanil Halves the EC50 of Propofol for Successful Insertion of the Laryngeal Mask Airway and Laryngeal Tube in Pediatric Patients
BACKGROUND: Propofol and remifentanil are the drugs of choice for insertion of the supraglottic airway without muscle relaxants for short duration surgery. In this study, we compared propofolExpand
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Control of intraoperative bleeding with hydrostatic pressure during endoscopic surgery
Though intracranial endoscopic surgery has several advantages, poor visibility caused by bleeding from the operative field is one of its limitations. In two cases involving endoscopic IIIExpand
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Less perilaryngeal gas leakage with SLIPATM than with LMA-ProSealTM in paralyzed patients
PurposeThe aim of this study was to compare the Streamlined Liner of the Pharynx Airway (SLIPA™) with the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA-ProSeal™) in mechanically ventilated paralyzed patientsExpand
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Luminal ATP-induced contraction of rabbit pulmonary arteries and role of purinoceptors in the regulation of pulmonary arterial pressure
  • E. Baek, H. Yoo, +4 authors S. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology
  • 10 June 2008
The effects of luminal ATP between rabbit pulmonary (PAs) and coronary arteries (CAs) were compared to understand the role of purinoceptors in the regulation of pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP)Expand
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