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Anesthetic intravenous analysis

Tomomichi Ishizaka, Yu Yoshimatsu, Yu Maeda, Wataru Takasaki, Katsuyoshi Chiba, Kazuhiko Mori
INTRODUCTION: Load-independent cardiac parameters obtained from the ventricular pressure-volume relationship are recognized as gold standard indexes for evaluating cardiac inotropy.In this study, for better analyses of cardiac risks, load-independent pressure-volume loop parameters were assessed in addition to load-dependent inotropic, hemodynamic and electrocardiographic changes in isoflurane-anesthetized monkeys. METHODS: The animals were given milrinone (a PDE 3 inhibitor), metoprolol (a β-blocker), or dl-sotalol (a β+IKr blocker) intravenously over 10min at two dose levels including clinically relevant doses (n=5/drug)...
October 15, 2016: Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods
Min Kyoung Kim, Myung Sub Yi, Hyun Kang, Geun-Joo Choi
Remifentanil and nitrous oxide (N2O) are 2 commonly used anesthetic agents. Both these agents are known risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). However, remifentanil and N2O have not been directly compared in a published study. Remifentanil can induce acute tolerance or hyperalgesia, thus affecting postoperative pain. The objective of this retrospective study is to compare the effects of remifentanil and N2O on PONV and pain in patients receiving intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) after thyroidectomy...
October 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
Jun Fan, Quan Zhou, Zaisheng Qin, Tao Tao
BACKGROUND: Propofol is a widely used intravenous anesthetic that is well-known for its protective effect in various human and animal disease models. However, the effects of propofol on neurogenesis, especially on the development of neural stem cells (NSCs), remains unknown. Related microRNAs may act as important regulators in this process. METHODS: Published Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) DataSets related to propofol were selected and re-analyzed to screen neural development-related genes and predict microRNA (miRNA) expression using bioinformatic methods...
October 13, 2016: BMC Anesthesiology
Elisa Damiani, Alex Dyson, Lucia Zacchetti, Abele Donati, Mervyn Singer
BACKGROUND: Hypoxemia may compromise cell metabolism and organ function. Supplemental oxygen (O2) at high concentrations may prove ineffective, and issues relating to hyperoxia, barotrauma, mechanical ventilation, and extracorporeal oxygenation are well documented. Old reports suggest the potential safety and efficacy of alternative routes for O2 administration, such as intravenous or intestinal. We re-explored these routes in rat models of hypoxemia. METHODS: Hypoxemia was induced in spontaneously breathing, anesthetized rats by breathing a hypoxic gas mix (FiO2 0...
December 2016: Intensive Care Medicine Experimental
Y Q Yao, Y H Liu, Z Y Fan, J H Chen, C J Dong
Objective: To evaluate the clinical effect and safety of oxycodone hydrochloride in the anesthesia for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (PRFA) in hepatocellular carcinoma. Methods: Between March and December 2015, 60 cases of hepatocellular carcinoma patients undergoing percutaneous radiofrequency ablation surgery in Peking University Cancer Hospital were randomly divided into three groups: oxycodone group (group Q), fentanyl group (group F) and dezocine group (group D), 20 cases in each group. Respectively intravenously injection oxycodone 0...
October 1, 2016: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
Kenzo Ichimura, Tetsuya Matoba, Kaku Nakano, Masaki Tokutome, Katsuya Honda, Jun-Ichiro Koga, Kensuke Egashira
BACKGROUND: There is an unmet need to develop an innovative cardioprotective modality for acute myocardial infarction, for which interventional reperfusion therapy is hampered by ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury. We recently reported that bioabsorbable poly(lactic acid/glycolic acid) (PLGA) nanoparticle-mediated treatment with pitavastatin (pitavastatin-NP) exerts a cardioprotective effect in a rat IR injury model by activating the PI3K-Akt pathway and inhibiting inflammation. To obtain preclinical proof-of-concept evidence, in this study, we examined the effect of pitavastatin-NP on myocardial IR injury in conscious and anesthetized pig models...
2016: PloS One
Clemens A Strohmaier, Karolina Motloch, Christian Runge, Andrea Trost, Barbara Bogner, Alexandra Kaser-Eichberger, Falk Schrödl, Markus Lenzhofer, Herbert A Reitsamer
PURPOSE: Recent histological data suggest autonomic innervation of the central retinal artery. In the present study, we investigated the effect of electrical brain stem stimulation at the superior salivatory nucleus (SSN) on the retinal vessel diameter in rats and whether nitric oxide mediates a possible effect. METHODS: Sprague-Dawley rats (n = 12) were anesthetized using pentobarbital sodium (50 mg/kg intraperitoneally). The animals were artificially ventilated and the femoral artery and vein were cannulated for blood pressure measurement and drug administration...
September 1, 2016: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Jiayi Liu, Chunying Lu, Qirong Zou, Sheng Wang, Xuemei Peng
AIM: The aim of the current study was to characterize the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of cisatracurium in patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation (MR) during the anaesthetic induction period. METHODS: Thirty patients in the clinical trial were divided into two groups: the MR group (n = 15) and the control group (n = 15). Arterial blood samples were obtained before (time 0) and at 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 15 and 20 min after intravenous injection of 0...
August 31, 2016: British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Kotoe Kamata, Nobutada Morioka, Takashi Maruyama, Noriaki Komayama, Masayuki Nitta, Yoshihiro Muragaki, Takakazu Kawamata, Makoto Ozaki
PURPOSE: Intraoperative vomiting leads to serious respiratory complications that could influence the surgical decision-making process for awake craniotomy. However, the use of antiemetics is still limited in Japan. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of prophylactically administered single low-dose dexamethasone on the incidence of vomiting during awake craniotomy. The frequency of hyperglycemia was also examined. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective case review of awake craniotomy for glioma resection between 2012 and 2015...
August 29, 2016: Journal of Anesthesia
Koji Ishii, Tetsuji Makita, Hikoma Yamashita, Shoji Matsunaga, Daiji Akiyama, Kouko Toba, Katsumi Hara, Koji Sumikawa, Tetsuya Hara
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common complication of anesthesia. The incidence of POD in elderly patients ranges from 37% to 53%, and POD increases the morbidity and mortality of elderly patients. However, the effects of anesthetics on POD are not well known. The present study aimed to compare the incidence of POD resulting from propofol and sevoflurane anesthesia. DESIGN: Double-blind prospective study. SETTING: Operating room and postoperative recovery area...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
Mika Kumakura, Koji Hara, Takeyoshi Sata
Although patients with congenital long QT syndrome (c-LQTS) are considered to be at high risk for anesthesia, few reports describe c-LQTS genotype-specific considerations for anesthesia. We describe a case of torsade de pointes (TdP) caused by sevoflurane in a patient with c-LQTS genotype 2 (LQT2). A 39-year-old woman diagnosed with c-LQTS was scheduled for an elective therapeutic abortion. Immediately after starting the operation, the patient developed TdP. Since pulseless ventricular tachycardia was sustained despite intravenous injection of lidocaine, defibrillation was performed...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
Araya Ongiem, Arunotai Siriussawakul, Wangdee Aungsumat Wangdee BNS, Saowanee Homsud, Tassanee Jaiyen
OBJECTIVE: To find the incidence of moderate to severe pain after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and to identify the factors affecting unwanted pain scores. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This prospective study was conducted on patients who underwent percutaneous radiofrequency ablation under intravenous sedation and local anesthesia. The pain scores were obtained from 18 to 24 hours after the procedure. Moderate to severe pain was defined as a value of 4 or more on the Numeric Rating Scale (NRS)...
May 2016: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
Vincent Bonhomme, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Athena Demertzi, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Oceane Jaquet, Mohamed Ali Bahri, Alain Plenevaux, Melanie Boly, Pierre Boveroux, Andrea Soddu, Jean François Brichant, Pierre Maquet, Steven Laureys
BACKGROUND: Consciousness-altering anesthetic agents disturb connectivity between brain regions composing the resting-state consciousness networks (RSNs). The default mode network (DMn), executive control network, salience network (SALn), auditory network, sensorimotor network (SMn), and visual network sustain mentation. Ketamine modifies consciousness differently from other agents, producing psychedelic dreaming and no apparent interaction with the environment. The authors used functional magnetic resonance imaging to explore ketamine-induced changes in RSNs connectivity...
November 2016: Anesthesiology
Åse Lodenius, Anette Ebberyd, Anna Hårdemark Cedborg, Eva Hagel, Souren Mkrtchian, Eva Christensson, Johan Ullman, Mika Scheinin, Lars I Eriksson, Malin Jonsson Fagerlund
BACKGROUND: In contrast to general anesthetics such as propofol, dexmedetomidine when used for sedation has been put forward as a drug with minimal effects on respiration. To obtain a more comprehensive understanding of the regulation of breathing during sedation with dexmedetomidine, the authors compared ventilatory responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia during sedation with dexmedetomidine and propofol. METHODS: Eleven healthy male volunteers entered this randomized crossover study...
October 2016: Anesthesiology
Justin L Poklis, Amanda J Mohs, Carl E Wolf, Alphonse Poklis, Michelle R Peace
In healthcare settings drug diversion and impairment of physicians are major concerns requiring a rapid and efficient method for surveillance and detection. A Direct Analysis in Real Time ion source coupled to a JEOL AccuTOF(TM) time-of-flight mass spectrometer (DART-MS) method was developed to screen parenteral pharmaceutical formulations for potential drug diversion. Parenteral pharmaceutical formulations are also known as injectable formulations and are used with intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intra-articular administration...
October 2016: Journal of Analytical Toxicology
Lone Dragnes Brix, Theis Muncholm Thillemann, Lone Nikolajsen
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to compare two anesthetic techniques for postoperative pain after ambulatory operative hysteroscopy. DESIGN: A randomized trial. METHODS: Women (N = 153) scheduled for ambulatory operative hysteroscopy were assigned to receive either paracervical local anesthesia combined with sedation (group LA + S; n = 76) or general anesthesia (group GA; n = 77). Primary outcome was the worst pain intensity score in the postanesthesia care unit (PACU) rated by the patients on a numerical rating scale...
August 2016: Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Shannon I A Parker, Karen M Benzies, K Alix Hayden, Eddy S Lang
BACKGROUND: Peripheral intravenous catheterization (PIVC) is commonly performed on emergency departments and inpatient units. Unsuccessful PIVC first attempts increase pain, and lead to treatment and diagnostic delays. OBJECTIVE: To determine strategies associated with PIVC first attempt success in adult emergency department patients and inpatients. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, TRIP, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (OVID), and grey literatures databases such as Proquest Dissertation and Theses Global, and Open Grey databases between November and December, 2014...
July 11, 2016: International Emergency Nursing
Jian-Yan Chen, Ming Yi, Shang-Long Yao, Xue-Ping Zhang
This study aimed to establish a new propofol target-controlled infusion (TCI) model in animals so as to study the general anesthetic mechanism at multi-levels in vivo. Twenty Japanese white rabbits were enrolled and propofol (10 mg/kg) was administrated intravenously. Artery blood samples were collected at various time points after injection, and plasma concentrations of propofol were measured. Pharmacokinetic modeling was performed using WinNonlin software. Propofol TCI within the acquired parameters integrated was conducted to achieve different anesthetic depths in rabbits, monitored by narcotrend...
June 2016: Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Medical Sciences
Chengdong Yuan, Yajun Zhang, Yu Zhang, Song Cao, Yuan Wang, Bao Fu, Tian Yu
BACKGROUND: Ketamine is a commonly used intravenous anesthetic which produces dissociation anesthesia, analgesia, and amnesia. The mechanism of ketamine-induced synaptic inhibition in high-level cortical areas is still unknown. We aimed to elucidate the effects of different concentrations of ketamine on the glutamatergic synaptic transmission of the neurons in the primary somatosensory cortex by using the whole-cell patch-clamp method. METHODS: Sprague-Dawley rats (11-19 postnatal days, n=36) were used to obtain brain slices (300 μM)...
July 2016: Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Edwin N Aroke, Jennifer R Dungan
BACKGROUND: Monitoring a patient's response to drug therapy and early identification of an adverse reaction are important responsibilities of nurses. Despite the relative safety of anesthesia practice, 1 in 20 perioperative medication administrations includes a medication error and/or adverse drug reaction. Although several factors contribute to an individual's response to medications, genetic predisposition accounts for over 50% of that response. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review is to explore the evidence of genetic variability associated with response to volatile and intravenous anesthetics...
July 2016: Nursing Research
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