Effective dose of granisetron for preventing postoperative emesis in children.


PURPOSE This study was to identify the minimum effective dose of granisetron, a selective 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist, to prevent postoperative vomiting in children who have undergone strabismus repair, tonsillectomy or tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy. METHODS In a randomized, double-blind fashion, 80 healthy children aged 4-10 yr were… (More)


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