Trigeminocardiac reflex in neurosurgical practice: An observational prospective study

@article{Etezadi2013TrigeminocardiacRI,
  title={Trigeminocardiac reflex in neurosurgical practice: An observational prospective study},
  author={Farhad Etezadi and Amirhossein Orandi and Amir Hossein Orandi and Atabak Najafi and Abbas Amirjamshidi and Pejman Pourfakhr and Mohammad Reza Khajavi and Kazem Abbassioun},
  journal={Surgical Neurology International},
  year={2013},
  volume={4}
}
Background: Considering wide variations regarding the incidence of trigeminocardiac reflex (TCR) during cranial neurosurgical procedures, and paucity of reliable data, we intended to design a prospective study to determine the incidence of TCR in patients undergoing standard general anesthesia for surgery of supra/infra-tentorial cranial and skull base lesions. Methods: A total of 190 consecutive patients candidate for elective surgery of supra-tentorial, infra-tentorial, and skull base lesions… 

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