Time to extubation in infants undergoing pyloromyotomy -- isoflurane inhalation vs remifentanil infusion.

@article{Khalifa2009TimeTE,
  title={Time to extubation in infants undergoing pyloromyotomy -- isoflurane inhalation vs remifentanil infusion.},
  author={Sonia Ben Khalifa and Sami Blidi and Mehdi Trifa and Alia Skhiri and Mohamed Drira and Tarek Regaya and Amjed Fekih Hassen},
  journal={Middle East journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          277-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) associated with metabolic alkalosis, could induce late anesthesia recovery, especially when opioids are used. The aim of this study was to compare the time of extubation and the quality of perioperative analgesia in infants scheduled for pyloromyotomy, receiving either isoflurane inhalation or remifentanil infusion. METHODS Thirty full-term infants scheduled for pyloromyotomy were prospectively studied. A standardized anesthetic… CONTINUE READING

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