Calcium chloride minimizes the hemodynamic effects of propofol in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Tritapepe1999CalciumCM,
  title={Calcium chloride minimizes the hemodynamic effects of propofol in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Luigi Tritapepe and Paolo Voci and Paolo Marino and Andrea A Cogliati and Andrea Rossi and Benedetta Bottari and Pierangelo Di Marco and Antonio Menichetti},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={150-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the hemodynamic effects of propofol and the counteracting effect of calcium chloride (CaCl2) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). DESIGN Prospective, randomized study. SETTING University hospital, department of cardiac surgery. PARTICIPANTS Fifty-eight patients undergoing elective CABG, divided into group A (n = 29) and group B (n = 29). INTERVENTIONS Anesthesia was induced with a combination of fentanyl, 7 microg/kg; pancuronium, 0.1 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING

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