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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:22-0500
Between 2008 and 2012 we performed a single-center randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to assess the efficacy of local injection of two different doses of methylprednisolone (...
SCENARIO: Hypoxemia is one of the most common adverse events during the induction of general anesthesia and may culminate with more serious complications such as cardiac arrest and death. ...
To determine the optimal prophylactic antibiotics administration method in elective colorectal surgery
The aim of the study is to establish the efficacy of local anaesthetic TAP (transversus abdominis plane) blocks in providing pain relief in the first 24hrs following open or laparoscopic e...
This is a pilot study designed to evaluate a programme of rehabilitation for patients undergoing elective colorectal resection surgery.
Objective This study was performed to observe the occurrence of corrected QT (QTc) interval prolongation during anesthetic induction for laryngeal mask airway insertion and the effects of cisatracuriu...
The injection of local anesthetic into the skin is often the only memorable event described by the patient after dermatologic procedures.
Postoperative ileus (POI) is characterised by delayed gastrointestinal recovery and is common after colorectal surgery. Numerous strategies to optimise POI have been proposed but its management remain...
This analysis of the Lumbar Epidural steroid injections for Spinal Stenosis (LESS) multi-center randomized controlled trial data identifies the degree of and risk factors for cortisol suppression foll...
Evidence on the role of intravenous iron (IVI) supplementation after colorectal cancer (CRC) surgery is rather scant. This study was aimed at assessing the benefit of postoperative IVI administration ...
Imidazole derivative anesthetic and hypnotic with little effect on blood gases, ventilation, or the cardiovascular system. It has been proposed as an induction anesthetic.
A water-soluble ester of METHYLPREDNISOLONE used for cardiac, allergic, and hypoxic emergencies.
Procedure which includes placement of catheter, recording of intracardiac and intravascular pressure, obtaining blood samples for chemical analysis, and cardiac output measurement, etc. Specific angiographic injection techniques are also involved.
Testing erythrocytes to determine presence or absence of blood-group antigens, testing of serum to determine the presence or absence of antibodies to these antigens, and selecting biocompatible blood by crossmatching samples from the donor against samples from the recipient. Crossmatching is performed prior to transfusion.
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.