Sedation for outpatient endometrial biopsy: comparison of remifentanil-propofol and alfentanil-propofol.


The purpose of the study was to compare the clinical activity of remifentanil or alfentanil under propofol sedation with regard to respiratory rate, sedation and recovery rate when used for outpatient endometrial biopsy. Patients were randomized to receive intravenously either bolus remifentanil 0.4 microgram/kg and propofol 1 mg/kg in the remifentanil… (More)


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