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The effects of intramuscular injections of succinylcholine with or without atropine on heart rate and rhythm were studied in 50 unpremedicated children 6-18 months of age. All had anesthesia induced with N2O-O2 and halothane 2% by face mask. Sixty seconds later, one of four study drugs or drug combinations was injected into the deltoid muscle of patients in(More)
Since the introduction of laparoscopic surgery, the promise of lower postoperative morbidity and improved cosmesis has been achieved. Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) potentially takes this further. Following the first human urological LESS report in 2007, numerous case series have emerged, as well as comparative studies comparing LESS with(More)
There is a significant incidence of inguinal hernia in premature infants and the optimal timing of repair is controversial. A high rate of postoperative respiratory complications has been reported in this group. In this study, the records of 47 premature infants (mean gestational age, 30.3 weeks) who underwent herniorrhaphy while still in the neonatal(More)
OBJECTIVES To introduce a new surgical mentorship, the "hand-grab navigated technique," to shorten the learning curve for Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate. METHODS Patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia were managed at six institutions with Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate. An analysis was done in the 200 of these patients (the set(More)
We compared changes in nocturia and sleep-related parameters between daytime and nighttime solifenacin dosing in patents with overactive bladder (OAB) and nocturia. We comparatively analyzed the data of a 12-week prospective, open-label, multicenter, randomized study. All 127 patients who presented to 5 centers in Korea for the treatment of OAB with(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To elucidate risk factors for apnea in preterm infants discharged from the hospital and in full-term healthy infants. To determine the efficacy of real-time cardiopulmonary monitoring versus computerized storage and retrieval for infants at risk. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Operating rooms and pediatric patient care units of(More)