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post sevoflurane emergence agitation

Manish B Kotwani, Anila D Malde
Background and Aims: Increasing number of pediatric ambulatory surgeries are being carried out in general anesthesia using supraglottic airways (SGAs). Literature comparing sevoflurane and desflurane for the maintenance of SGA-based anesthesia is limited. Hence, we planned this prospective randomized study to compare the maintenance, emergence and recovery characteristics of sevoflurane and desflurane for pediatric ambulatory surgery. Material and Methods: Sixty children aged 6 months to 6 years posted for short surgical procedures were enrolled into the study...
October 2017: Journal of Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pharmacology
H T Sun, M Xu, G L Chen, J He
Objective: To investigate the effects of remifentanil infusion on emergence and recovery characteristics of patients with thoracoscopic lobectomy following general anaesthesia with sevoflurane. Methods: One hundred patients, who were aged 37 to 65 years with American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status 1-2, and scheduled for elective thoracoscopic lobectomy under general anaesthesia in National Cancer Center/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, from February 2016 to August 2016, were allocated to receive sevoflurane maintenance regimen(group S, n =50)or sevoflurane/remifentanil maintenance regimen(group SR, n =50)by random digital table...
November 28, 2017: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
Ke Luo, Jun-Mei Xu, Lin Cao, Ju Gao
The aim of the present study was to observe whether dexmedetomidine (DEX) combined with sufentanil decreased emergence agitation (EA) in children receiving sevoflurane anesthesia for cleft palate repair surgery. Children undergoing elective cleft palate repair surgery were randomly allocated into the DEX + sufentanil group (group DS; n=50) and the normal saline + fentanyl group (group SF; n=50). Patients in group DS were treated with 0.5 µg/kg DEX prior to induction of anesthesia, whereas patients in group SF received an equal volume of normal saline...
August 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
J-S Kim, G W Kim, D H Park, H E Ahn, M Y Chang, J Y Kim
BACKGROUND: Pain is considered as being one cause of post-operative emergence agitation (EA) from sevoflurane anaesthesia. The purpose of this study was to investigate the pure effect of post-operative pain on EA after sevoflurane anaesthesia in preschool children undergoing excision of scalp nevi. METHODS: Forty-four children, 1-7 years old, undergoing scalp nevus excision were enrolled. Patients were randomly assigned to two groups: the remifentanil group received single intravenous injection of short-acting synthetic opioid, remifentanil 1 μg/kg just before the scalp incision, and the block group received scalp nerve block with 0...
September 2017: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
H-C Kim, H-P Park, J Lee, M-H Jeong, K-H Lee
BACKGROUND: Post-operative catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) causes increased emergence agitation. Muscarinic receptor activation is a major mechanism in CRBD development. Experimental studies showed that sevoflurane has anti-muscarinic effects whereas propofol does not. Our hypothesis was that sevoflurane anaesthesia would reduce the incidence of CRBD following bladder surgery. METHODS: In total, 82 patients undergoing transurethral bladder tumour excision (TURBT) were assigned randomly to two groups according to the maintenance anaesthetic agent received: sevoflurane (n = 41) or propofol (n = 41)...
August 2017: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Ahmed Mostafa Abd El-Hamid, Hany Mahmoud Yassin
BACKGROUND: Emergence agitation (EA) after sevoflurane anesthesia is common in children during recovery from general anesthesia and may result in postoperative complications. This study investigated safety and effectiveness of intranasal dexmedetomidine in reducing the incidence and severity of EA. METHODS: This prospective, randomized double-blinded controlled trial included 86 patients scheduled for the tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy under general anesthesia with sevoflurane...
April 2017: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
M Kavya Prabhu, Sripada G Mehandale
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Sevoflurane is the most often used inhalational agent in paediatric anaesthesia, but emergence agitation (EA) remains a major concern. Oral midazolam and parenteral dexmedetomidine are known to be effective in controlling EA. We attempted to elucidate whether oral dexmedetomidine is better than midazolam in controlling EA. METHODS: Prospective double-blinded study involving ninety patients aged 1-10 years, undergoing elective surgeries of <2 h of expected duration under sevoflurane general anaesthesia, randomised to receive either midazolam (Group A) or dexmedetomidine (Group B) as oral premedication was carried out to record level of sedation before induction, haemodynamic parameters and recovery time...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
Meiqin Di, Yuan Han, Zhuqing Yang, Huacheng Liu, Xuefei Ye, Hongyan Lai, Jun Li, Wangning ShangGuan, Qingquan Lian
BACKGROUND: Dexmedetomidine can facilitate a smooth extubation process and reduce the requirement of sevoflurane and emergence agitation when administrated perioperatively. We aimed to observe the extubation process and the recovery characteristics in pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy while anesthetized with either high-concentration sevoflurane alone or low-concentration sevoflurane combined with pre-medication of single dose of intravenous dexmedetomidine. METHODS: Seventy-five patients (ASA I or II, aged 3-7 years) undergoing tonsillectomy were randomized into three equal groups: to receive intravenous saline (Group D0), dexmedetomidine 1 μg/kg (Group D1), or dexmedetomidine 2 μg/kg (Group D2) approximately 10 min before anesthesia...
February 21, 2017: BMC Anesthesiology
Wuchao Wang, Panchuan Huang, Weiwei Gao, Fangli Cao, Mingling Yi, Liyong Chen, Xiaoli Guo
Emergence agitation preventive medicine should be combined with pediatric anesthesia because of the high frequency of emergence agitation. However, it is challenging to determine the most appropriate medication that can be introduced into pediatric anesthesia for the sake of emergence agitation prevention. We reviewed and retrieved the data from PubMed and Embase. Various medications were assessed based on several endpoints including Emergence agitation outcomes (EA), postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), the number of patients who required analgesic (RA), pediatric anesthesia emergence delirium (PAED), the extubation time, the emergency time and the duration of post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) stay...
November 10, 2016: Scientific Reports
Arthura D Moore, Doralina L Anghelescu
Emergence delirium (ED) is a complex of perceptual disturbances and psychomotor agitation that occurs most commonly in preschool-aged children in the early postanesthetic period. The incidence of ED varies between 10 and 80% in children and is perceived as a troublesome clinical situation by 42% of pediatric anesthesiologists. Although these events are often short lived, they increase the risk of self-injury and delayed discharge, require additional nursing staff and can increase medical care costs, all of which are causes for concern...
February 2017: Paediatric Drugs
Tadasuke Use, Haruna Nakahara, Ayako Kimoto, Yuki Beppu, Maki Yoshimura, Toshiyuki Kojima, Taku Fukano
OBJECTIVES: Emergence agitation (EA) is a common and troublesome problem in pediatric patients recovering from general anesthesia. The incidence of EA is reportedly higher after general anesthesia maintained with sevoflurane, a popular inhalational anesthetic agent for pediatric patients. We conducted this prospective, randomized, double-blind study to test the effect of an intravenous ultra-short-acting barbiturate, thiamylal, administered during induction of general anesthesia on the incidence and severity of EA in pediatric patients recovering from Sevoflurane anesthesia...
September 2015: Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: JPPT: the Official Journal of PPAG
Priyanka Gupta, Girija Prasad Rath, Hemanshu Prabhakar, Parmod Kumar Bithal
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Rapid recovery is desirable after neurosurgery as it enables early post-operative neurological evaluation and prompt management of complications. Studies have been rare comparing the recovery characteristics in paediatric neurosurgical patients. Hence, this study was carried out to compare the effect of sevoflurane and desflurane anaesthesia on emergence and extubation in children undergoing spinal surgery. METHODS: Sixty children, aged 1-12 years, undergoing elective surgery for lumbo-sacral spinal dysraphism were enrolled...
August 2015: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
S Jiang, J Liu, M Li, W Ji, J Liang
BACKGROUND: Emergence agitation (EA) is a common, post-anesthetic complication in pediatric patients following sevoflurane and desflurane anesthesia. The aim of this meta-analysis was to assess the effects of an adjunctive dose of propofol to reduce the incidence of EA in pediatric patients. METHODS: A comprehensive literature review was conducted to identify clinical trials focusing on the effects of propofol on EA in children under sevoflurane and desflurane anesthesia...
November 2015: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Yunliang Yang, Tieying Song, Hong Wang, Kunfeng Gu, Pengyu Ma, Xiaojing Ma, Jianhui Zhao, Yuxia Li, JianHui Zhao, Guangyao Yang, Ruyu Yan
PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of two different inhalation anesthetic expelling methods on emergence agitation in infants following sevoflurane anesthesia. METHODS: 100 infants (1~3 years old) with cleft lip and palate and ASA classification I~II were randomized into two groups, a sevoflurane concentration decreasing expelling group (group n = 50 cases) and a low fresh gas flow expelling group (group D = 50 cases). The operation for cleft lip and palate repair was under general anesthesia, in which 30 minutes after initiation of narcosis ending extubation was indicated and after the tubes were removed the patients were sent to the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) to record anesthesia times, emergence agitation scores, Ramsay scores and adverse reactions including drowsiness, respiratory depression, nausea and vomiting, chills, hiccough or laryngospasms...
2015: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Min Zhu, Haiyun Wang, Ai Zhu, Kaijun Niu, Guolin Wang
The objective of this article is to evaluate the effect of dexmedetomidine on emergence agitation (EA) and recovery profiles in children after sevoflurane anesthesia and its pharmacological mechanisms. Standard bibliographic databases, including MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFP, Springer and ISI Web of Knowledge, were artificially searched to identify all randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the impact of dexmedetomidine with placebo, fentanyl and midazolam on EA and recovery profiles after sevoflurane anesthesia in post-anesthesia care unit (PACU)...
2015: PloS One
Rachel Gooden, Ingrid Tennant, Brian James, Richard Augier, Annette Crawford-Sykes, Kelvin Ehikhametalor, Georgiana Gordon-Strachan, Hyacinth Harding-Goldson
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Emergence delirium is a distressing complication of the use of sevoflurane for general anesthesia. This study sought to determine the incidence of emergence delirium and risk factors in patients at a specialist pediatric hospital in Kingston, Jamaica. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional, observational study including pediatric patients aged 3-10 years, ASA I and II, undergoing general anesthesia with sevoflurane for elective day-case procedures...
November 2014: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
G J Choi, C W Baek, H Kang, Y H Park, S Y Yang, H Y Shin, Y H Jung, Y C Woo, U L Lee
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to compare emergence agitation following sevoflurane and desflurane anaesthesia in adults undergoing orthognathic surgery. The hypothesis was that there might be a difference in the incidence of emergence agitation following sevoflurane and desflurane anaesthesia considering the difference in blood solubility and speed of recovery between the two. METHODS: In this prospective randomised double-blind study, 144 adults undergoing orthognathic surgery were randomly allocated to either sevoflurane or desflurane anaesthesia...
February 2015: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Meiqin Di, Congcong Huang, Fang Chen, Ruifeng Zeng, Chenchen Yu, Wangning Shangguan, Qingquan Lian, Jun Li
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of single-dose dexmedetomidine on recovery period after sevoflurane anesthesia with spontaneous respiration in pediatric patients undergoing cleft lip and palate repair. METHODS: A total of 60 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) I-II pediatric patients undergoing cleft lip and palate repair from October to December 2013 were randomly divided into groups D and C (n = 30 each) . Dexmedetomidine 0.5 µg/kg (group D) or an equal volume of normal saline (group C) was ad ministered intravenously over a period of 10 min at 30 min before the end of surgery...
May 20, 2014: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
Ashraf Arafat Abdelhalim, Ahmed Mohamed Alarfaj
BACKGROUND: Emergence agitation (EA) has been documented as a common side-effect of sevoflurane anesthesia. This prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was designed to compare the effects of ketamine versus fentanyl, administered 10 min before the end of surgery on the development of EA. METHODS: A total of 120 children aged 3-7 years of American Society of Anesthesiologists I-II physical status were randomly assigned to one of three equal groups receiving either ketamine 0...
October 2013: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
Monaz Abdulrahman Ali, Ashraf Abualhasan Abdellatif
BACKGROUND: Emergence agitation (EA) in children is increased after sevoflurane anesthesia. Propofol and dexmedetomidine have been used for prophylactic treatment with controversial results. The aim of the present study was to compare the effect of a single dose of propofol or dexmedetomidine prior to termination of sevoflurane-based anesthesia on the incidence and severity of EA in children. METHODS: One hundred and twenty children, American Society of Anesthesiologists I-II, 2-6 years old undergoing adenotonsillectomy under sevoflurane based anesthesia were enrolled in the study...
July 2013: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
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