Abuse potential of propofol used for sedation in gastric endoscopy and its correlation with subject characteristics

Abstract

BACKGROUND Propofol has been widely used for an induction and/or maintenance of general anesthesia, or for sedation for various procedures. Although it has many ideal aspects, there have been several cases of drug abuse and addiction. The authors investigated whether there are abuse liable groups among the general population. METHODS We surveyed 169… (More)
DOI: 10.4097/kjae.2013.65.5.403

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