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sufentanyl vs fentanyl

Xiaoqian Deng, Tao Zhu
UNLABELLED: Objective : We aimed to compare the anesthetic characteristics between total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) using propofol-remifentanil with target control infusion (TCI) and volatile induction and maintenance anesthesia (VIMA) using sevoflurane and sufentanyl for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS: A total of 120 patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy were randomly assigned to two groups. Patients in group T received TCI of propofol-remifentanil for induction and maintenance...
September 2014: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Quarterly
Induk Chung, Jason A Glow, Vasilios Dimopoulos, M Sami Walid, Hugh F Smisson, Kim W Johnston, Joe S Robinson, Arthur A Grigorian
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) is used to monitor integrity of the brain, spinal cord, and nerve roots during spinal surgery. It records the electrical potentials from the scalp after electrical stimulation of the peripheral nerves of the upper or lower limbs. The standard monitoring modality in lumbosacral spine surgery includes lower-limb SSEP and electromyography (EMG). Upper-limb SSEP monitoring has also been used to detect and prevent brachial plexopathy and peripheral nerve injury in thoracic and lumbosacral spine surgeries...
April 2009: Spine Journal: Official Journal of the North American Spine Society
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