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Postoperative Residual Paralysis in Outpatients Versus Inpatients
Postoperative residual paralysis is an important complication of the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs. In this prospective study, the incidence of residual paralysis detected as a train-of-fourExpand
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Alizapride in the prevention of post-thyroidectomy emetic sequelae
Two-hundred patients scheduled for elective thyroidectomy under halothane-nitrous-oxide-oxygen anaesthesia were randomly divided into two equal groups and were blindly given either alizapride 100 mgExpand
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The Analgesic Efficacy of Tramadol is Impaired by Concurrent Administration of Ondansetron
Tramadol has weak opioid properties, and an analgesic effect that is mediated mainly by inhibition of the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) and facilitation ofExpand
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Preinduction glycemia and body mass index are important predictors of perioperative insulin management in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate whether preinduction glucose is an important predictor for perioperative insulin management in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. DESIGN Prospective cohort study.Expand
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Propofol infusion with or without fentanyl supplementation for microlaryngoscopy.
20 patients (ASA I to III) scheduled for microlaryngoscopy were randomly allocated to receive by infusion either 12-15 mg/kg/h propofol alone (group A) or 6-9 mg/kg/h with fentanyl supplementationExpand
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Disturbances of the carbohydrate metabolism in acute head trauma.
The controlled study of the carbohydrate metabolism in 281 head injuries has allowed us to judge the frequency of hyperglycaemia among injured people (E. Mouawad 1973).
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Objective regression of unexcised melanoma in-transit metastases after hyperthermic isolation perfusion of the limbs with melphalan.
In-transit metastases of melanoma of the limbs represent a challenging problem to the surgeon. Before the introduction of isolation perfusion, the only treatment available was major amputation,Expand
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Reliability of auscultation in positioning of double-lumen endobronchial tubes
Auscultation is a well-established technique to confirm the position of double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLTs). However, some authors have recommended that fibreoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) is alsoExpand
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Composition of fresh frozen plasma
We analyzed 35 samples of fresh frozen plasma (FFP), finding mean concentrations of 535 mg/dl glucose, 172 mEq/L sodium, 73 mEq/L chloride, 3.5 mEq/L potassium, 15 mEq/L bicarbonate, and 5.5 g/dlExpand
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End-systolic pressure-volume relationship and arterial elastance: the optimal method to evaluate myocardial contractile effects of anesthetic agents?
Dr. Mulier and colleagues (1) add new evidence to the available data suggesting a negative inotropic action of propofol. Their study also demonstrates that the major effect of propofol onExpand
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