Association of oculocardiac reflex and postoperative nausea and vomiting in strabismus surgery in children anesthetized with halothane and nitrous oxide.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) occurs frequently after strabismus surgery. The controversy still exists regarding the association of PONV and the oculocardiac reflex (OCR). A recent study has proven that rocuronium attenuates OCR. If these two occurrences are dependent, it is expected that with the diminution of OCR, occurrence of PONV… (More)

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