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The McCoy levering laryngoscope in patients with limited neck extension
PurposeThe McCoy levenng laryngoscope is a modified Macintosh laryngoscope, which has a hinged tip controlled by a lever on the handle. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the tipExpand
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Dose-dependent prophylactic effect of nicorandil, an ATP-sensitive potassium channel opener, on intra-operative myocardial ischaemia in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.
Nicorandil, a nicotinamide nitrate derivative, relaxes vascular smooth muscle and reduces cardiac muscle contractility by increasing membrane potassium conductance, probably by activatingExpand
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Laryngeal mask airway insertion using propofol without muscle relaxants: a comparative study of pretreatment with midazolam or fentanyl.
We determined the effects of pretreatment with midazolam or fentanyl on the ease of laryngeal mask airway insertion using propofol without a muscle relaxant. One hundred and eighty ASA class I or IIExpand
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Usefulness of central venous oxygen saturation monitoring during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A comparative case study with end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring
The usefulness of continuous monitoring of central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) in comparison with the capnogram during cardiopulmonary resuscita- tion (CPR) was demonstrated in a cardiac arrestExpand
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Usefulness of central venous oxygen saturation monitoring during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
The usefulness of continuous monitoring of central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) in comparison with the capnogram during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was demonstrated in a cardiac arrestExpand
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[Effects of thiopental and sevoflurane on hemodynamics during anesthetic management of electroconvulsive therapy].
The effect of thiopental and sevoflurane (1 MAC, 2 MAC) on hemodynamics was assessed in a randomized study involving 38 adult patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Blood pressure,Expand
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[Propofol anesthesia combined with thoracic epidural anesthesia for thymectomy for myasthenia gravis--a report of eleven cases].
We report 11 cases of thymectomy for myasthenia gravis using propofol and thoracic epidural anesthesia. Considering the influence of nitrous oxide to environment and muscular relaxation of volatileExpand
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[Laryngeal edema and vocal cord paralysis due to lithium battery ingestion; a case report].
We report a case of an 8-year-old boy with laryngeal edema and vocal cord paralysis due to lithium battery ingestion. He had ingested a lithium battery of a television remote controller, and wasExpand
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[Use of Bullard intubating laryngoscope in emergency room].
A sixty-year-old male patient with caries of the cervical spine suffered from cardio-respiratory arrest outside the hospital. Laryngeal mask was inserted into his pharynx and he was brought to theExpand
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