Shahrbanoo Shahbazi

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BACKGROUND Early extubation is implemented in cardiothoracic units worldwide for its advantages such as decreased mortality, morbidity, and hospitalization costs. We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate potential factors which may affect extubation time. METHODS The records of 334 eligible patients who underwent elective coronary artery bypass(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS In open-heart surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) can cause a rise in the level of stress hormones such as cortisol. Reducing this hormonal response is beneficial in the recovery period. Anesthetic agents and methods used in such operations have different effects on this response. In the present study two agents (morphine and(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of the Esmarch bandage and limb elevation techniques in quality of painlessness of intravenous (IV) regional anesthesia. DESIGN Double-blinded, controlled, randomized clinical trial. SETTING Operating room of university hospital. PATIENTS 70 ASA physical status capital I, Ukrainian and capital PE, Cyrillic(More)
Objective: The Cerebral State index (CSI) is a new index based on electroencephalogram to monitor depth of anesthesia. Transferring guidelines for titration of the Bispectral index (BIS) to the CSI depends on their compatibility. We compared the relationship between BIS and CSI values during propofol-remifentanil anesthesia. Methods: Forty one adult(More)
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