Prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with ramosetron: randomised controlled trial.

@article{Fujii2002ProphylaxisON,
  title={Prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with ramosetron: randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Yoshitaka Fujii and Aki Uemura and Hiroyoshi Tanaka},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={2002},
  volume={168 11},
  pages={583-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ramosetron (a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist) for the prevention of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. DESIGN Prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. SETTING University and university-affiliated hospitals, Japan. SUBJECTS 100 patients, 65 women and 35 men, who had laparoscopic cholecystectomy. INTERVENTIONS Patients were given either placebo or ramosetron at 3 different doses… CONTINUE READING