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BACKGROUND Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), through synergistic action with opioids, can reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting via intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA). We compared the efficacy of three PCA regimens. METHODS Patients (n = 135) undergoing thyroidectomy were randomly allocated to three PCA regimens. All groups(More)
BACKGROUND daVinci robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) requires pneumoperitoneum in the steep Trendelenburg position, which results in increased intracranial pressure and cerebral blood flow. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of pneumoperitoneum in a 30 degrees Trendelenburg position on cerebral oxygenation using regional(More)
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