Virginia Macêdo de Azevedo

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UNLABELLED We examined the postoperative analgesia of a controlled delivery ketamine transdermal patch after minor abdominal gynecological surgery using lidocaine epidural blockade. Fifty-two patients were randomized to one of two groups. Epidural anesthesia was performed with 25 mL 2% plain lidocaine. At the end of the surgical procedure, a controlled(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine whether intravenous (i.v.) ketamine would enhance analgesia from intrathecal (IT) neostigmine compared with combining i.v. fentanyl with IT neostigmine. Sixty patients undergoing vaginoplasty under spinal anesthesia were assigned to one of six groups (n = 10). Patients were premedicated with midazolam plus the i.v.(More)
A delay in bedtime occurs in adolescence compared with childhood. However, the early waking that morning school hours impose leads to partial sleep deprivation. Although exposure to light is the most important regulator of circadian rhythm in mammals, physical exercise influences circadian synchronization. To assess the effect of morning physical exercise(More)
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