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Postoperative pain, nausea, vomiting (PNV) and hypoxia are common in relation to laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Sympatholytic drugs might decrease the need for intravenous or Inhalation anesthetics and opioids. In this study we wanted to analyze effects of esmolol on intraoperative anesthetic-analgesic requirements, postoperative analgesic requirements, postoperative pain, PNV and hypoxia.
Methods: Sixty patients have been included. Propofol, fentanyl and rocuronium were used for induction. Study groups were as follows; group E Esmolol infusion was added to maintenance anesthetics (Sevoflurane and fentanyl), group N only Sevoflurane and fentanyl was used during maintenance. They have been monitored during the intraoperative period and postoperatively for 24 h for analgesic requirements and PNV. Visual analog scale (VAS) scores for pain was also been assessed.
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Ain Shams University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-18T03:27:55-0400
We will compare three study groups receiving metoprolol, esmolol, or placebo. Level of anesthesia will be titrated to achieve the same range of BIS value in all groups. Our hypothesis is t...
Main objective is to evaluate the sparing effect of esmolol on the required doses of propofol and remifentanil
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Occurence of a patient becoming conscious during a procedure performed under GENERAL ANESTHESIA and subsequently having recall of these events. (From Anesthesiology 2006, 104(4): 847-64.)
A psychological state of awareness, the practices that promote this awareness, a mode of processing information and a character trait. As a therapy mindfulness is defined as a moment-to-moment awareness of one's experience without judgment and as a state and not a trait.
An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)
The systematic checking of the condition and function of a patient's CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM during the course of a surgical operation.
The period during a surgical operation.
Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation in all or part of the body. It may result from damage to nerves or can be induced by an anesthetist (a medical professional) using anesthetics such as thiopental or propofol or sevoflurane during a surgical ...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...