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Intravenous Caffeine for Adult Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty : Effects on Postoperative Respiratory Complications and Recovery Profile

@inproceedings{Gouda2013IntravenousCF,
  title={Intravenous Caffeine for Adult Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty : Effects on Postoperative Respiratory Complications and Recovery Profile},
  author={Nevine Gouda and M. D.},
  year={2013}
}
Background: This randomized double blind placebo controlled study, aimed at investigating the effects of intravenous caffeine benzoate on post extubation adverse respiratory events and recovery from sevoflurane anesthesia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) undergoing uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP). Methods: 60 patients ASA I and II scheduled for UPPP for OSA were blindly grouped to receive either 500mg caffeine benzoate or 0.9% normal saline as placebo control following completion… Expand
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