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BACKGROUND Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most widespread chronic joint disease worldwide. Symptomatic knee OA is observed in approximately 12% of individuals more than 60 years of age. Conservative treatments models may not be effective always, and that some of them have serious adverse effects that prompted the researchers to research different treatment(More)
UNLABELLED We designed this double-blinded, randomized, controlled study to evaluate the effect of small-dose ketamine IV in combination with epidural morphine and bupivacaine on postoperative pain after renal surgery. An epidural catheter was inserted, and the administration of morphine and bupivacaine was started before surgery. Forty patients were(More)
We tested the hypothesis that using a combination of methods would result in a greater reduction in the incidence of hypotension due to spinal anaesthesia in caesarean sections compared with using each method on its own. A total of 120 patients were randomly allocated to the following four treatment groups: 10 mg bupivacaine 0.5% intrathecally plus 500 ml(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to determine whether oral ketamine premedication affected the incidence of emergence agitation in children. METHODS Thirty minutes before induction of anaesthesia, 80 children who were undergoing adenotonsillectomy with or without bilateral myringotomy and insertion of tubes received either ketamine 6(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the effects of whole blood, crystalloid, and colloid treatment on histopathologic damage of kidney induced by hemorrhagic shock in rats. METHODS Fifty-six male Sprague Dawley rats were divided into 8 groups. The carotid artery was cannulated, and systolic arterial pressure (SAP), diastolic arterial pressure(More)
OBJECTIVES We aimed to investigate the effectiveness and complications of the percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) applications in vertebral compression fractures. METHODS Our study was carried out as a retrospective study in which PVP was conducted on patients with vertebral compression fractures due to benign or malignant causes between October 2006 and(More)
  • Meyan Kökü, Rabdomyoliz ve Akut, +7 authors Sedat Kaya
  • 2015
1 Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Diyarbakır, Turkey 2 Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Diyarbakır, Turkey 3 Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Diyarbakır, Turkey 4 Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and(More)
We compared the efficacy of lornoxicam and tramadol to provide analgesia and comfort during transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate (TRUSP) as a noninvasive method. A total of 62 men undergoing TRUSP were enrolled in this study. Patients were randomized to three groups. Group 1 (n = 21) received 8 mg of lornoxicam, group 2 (n = 21) received 100(More)
OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that the use of N-acetylcysteine would ameliorate the lung reperfusion injury observed after deep hypothermia and total circulatory arrest (DHTSA). METHODS Experiments were carried out on 12 adult mongrel dogs of either sex weighing 25 to 30 kg. The animals were randomly divided into two groups of six animals each. All animals(More)
BACKGROUND Many patients experience pain on injection of propofol. The use of lidocaine to prevent propofol injection pain is common. The analgesic effect of pre-injected lidocaine has been found to increase when a tourniquet is used. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of various venous occlusion times with lidocaine(More)