Effect of prophylactic ondansetron on postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients on preoperative steroids undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial tumors.

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The exact incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in patients on steroids undergoing neurosurgical procedures is not known. This prospective randomized double-blind study was planned to know the efficacy of prophylactic ondansetron in the prevention of PONV in patients on steroids as compared with placebo. Seventy adult patients of either sex… (More)

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@article{Wig2007EffectOP, title={Effect of prophylactic ondansetron on postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients on preoperative steroids undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial tumors.}, author={Jyotsna Wig and Kiran Nagenahalli Chandrashekharappa and Lakshmi Narayana Yaddanapudi and Dhiraj Nakra and Kanchan Mukherjee}, journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology}, year={2007}, volume={19 4}, pages={239-42} }