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Dexmedetomidine is a useful anesthetic adjuvant for general anesthesia. We determined whether preoperative dexmedetomidine administration could reduce the half maximal effective concentration (EC50)(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumoperitoneum in the pelvic laparoscopic surgery induces a rise in the intraocular pressure (IOP). This study investigated whether IOP changes were different depending on the surgical(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Arterial hypoxaemia remains a problem during one-lung ventilation (OLV). We determined whether a preemptive alveolar recruitment strategy (ARS) before OLV improves arterial(More)
BACKGROUND Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) due to an indwelling urinary catheter causes postoperative distress. Dexmedetomidine is used as an anaesthetic adjuvant during general(More)