Nocturnal episodic hypoxemia after ambulatory breast cancer surgery: comparison of sevoflurane and propofol-fentanyl anesthesia

Abstract

To study the incidence and severity of nocturnal episodic hypoxemia after ambulatory breast cancer surgery and its differences with sevoflurane and propofol anesthesia. Sixty-one adult female patients (ASA PS I–II; age, 32–77 years) without an apparent history of sleep apnea and respiratory disease undergoing major breast cancer surgery on an outpatient… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00540-005-0371-8

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