Safety of propofol for conscious sedation during endoscopic procedures in high-risk patients–a prospective, controlled study

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:Propofol, a rapidly-acting hypnotic agent, is increasingly being used for endoscopic sedation. Serious adverse effects, including respiratory and cardiovascular depression, make many endoscopists reluctant to use propofol in critically ill patients. This study characterizes propofol's safety profile in consecutive high-risk patients (American… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07596.x

Topics

6 Figures and Tables