Remifentanil or propofol for sedation during carotid endarterectomy under cervical plexus block.

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BACKGROUND During carotid endarterectomy under regional anaesthesia, patients often require medication to control haemodynamic instability and to provide sedation and analgesia. Propofol and remifentanil are used for this purpose. However, the benefits, side-effects, and optimal dose of these drugs in such patients are unclear. METHODS Sixty patients were… (More)

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@article{Krenn2002RemifentanilOP, title={Remifentanil or propofol for sedation during carotid endarterectomy under cervical plexus block.}, author={Herbert Krenn and Engelbert Deusch and Harry Jellinek and Wolfgang Oczenski and R D Fitzgerald}, journal={British journal of anaesthesia}, year={2002}, volume={89 4}, pages={637-40} }