Woon-Young Kim

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We investigated the effect of IV lidocaine on the hemodynamic and bispectral index responses to induction of general anesthesia and endotracheal intubation. Forty patients (ASA I) were randomly allocated into 2 groups of 20 to receive normal saline or lidocaine 1.5 mg/kg IV 30 s after induction. Ninety seconds later, endotracheal intubation was performed.(More)
OBJECTIVES Cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) is used as a treatment for depression and anxiety, and as an adjunctive intervention for pain management. This prospective study investigated whether CES could decrease preoperative anxiety, the injection pain of rocuronium, postoperative pain and stress hormone levels. METHODS Female patients undergoing(More)
A large reservoir of bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is available in the colon and this could promote colon cancer metastasis by enhancing tumor cell adhesion, intravasation, and extravasation. Furthermore, adhesion molecules like ICAM-1, VCAM-1, and E-selectin play important roles in the adhesion of tumor cells to endothelium. This study was designed to(More)
The purpose of this study is to determine 1) whether morphine post condition (MPostC) can attenuate the intercellular adhesion molecules-1 (ICAM-1) expression after reoxygenation injury and 2) the subtype(s) of the opioid receptors (ORs) that are involved with MPostC. Human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) were subjected to 6 hr anoxia followed by(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Adding opioid to spinal anaesthetic provides additional analgesia during the postoperative period. The purpose of this study was to determine the dose of intrathecal hydromorphone necessary to achieve postoperative pain relief after arthroscopic knee surgery. METHODS In a prospective, double-blinded parallel, placebo-controlled(More)
Corresponding author: Yoon-Sook Lee, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, 516, Gojan 1-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan 425-707, Korea. Tel: 82-31-412-5316, Fax: 82-31-412-5294, E-mail: yslee4719@yahoo.co.kr This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial(More)
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