Esmolol Reduces Anesthetic RequirementsEsmolol Reduces Anesthetic Requirements

The use of esmolol is an anesthesia technique that can significantly decrease the consumption of anesthetics for patients undergoing elective craniotomy. BMC Anesthesiology
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In this study, we explored the effect of vitamin B12 on nerve regeneration after TBI both in vivo and in vitro. Meanwhile, we investigated the role of ER stress during the vitamin B12 treatment for TBI by inspecting changes in neuronal apoptosis, microtubule, myelin regeneration, and axonal growth. Materials and Methods Animals Adult C57BL/6 male mice aged 6–8 weeks and weighing 20–26 g were purchased from the Animal Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China). Animals were housed under a 12-h light/dark cycle at 21–23°C and provided access to food and water ad libitum. The care and...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusions: We conclude that ScvO2and ST change may be considered as physiological transfusion triggers in patients requiring blood transfusion in the intraoperative period.
Source: Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Pain is often observed in pediatric patients after craniotomy procedures, which could lead to some serious postoperative complications. However, the optimal formula for postoperative analgesia for pediatric ne...
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2019Source: Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Volume 25Author(s): Francisco Chacón-Lozsán, Clara PachecoAbstractBackgroundFluid management in the neurointensive care patient is aimed at maintaining an adequate cerebral blood flow. Recent data suggests that an adequate fluid administration may have an important role on outcome.Materials and methodsin this preliminary study we evaluated the use of mean flow velocity normalization as a parameter to guide fluid therapy in neurointensive care patients. We recruited all patients after craniotomy surgery between September 2016 and Augu...
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Conclusions: HAI epidemiology changed substantially during the study period. Among the main types of HAI, SSIs were slightly predominant, but non-surgical HAIs accounted for almost two thirds of all infections; this indicates the need for surveillance of infection types other than SSIs in surgical patients. The implementation of active surveillance based on regular analysis and feedback led to a significant reduction in HAI incidence.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Background: Perioperative seizures may affect 1% to 50% of patients undergoing craniotomy and adversely impact outcomes. However, data on intraoperative seizures are limited. This retrospective case-control study investigated the incidence and risk factors for intraoperative seizures during elective supratentorial craniotomy involving evoked potential monitoring. Materials and Methods: Patients aged 18 years or above undergoing elective supratentorial craniotomy with evoked potential monitoring who experienced intraoperative seizures at our institution between December 2008 and March 2014 were compared with a control ...
Source: Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Clinical Investigations Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Departments: Correspondence Source Type: research
Conditions:   Glioblastoma;   Glioblastoma Multiforme;   Glioblastoma Multiforme of Brain;   Astrocytoma, Grade IV;   Brain Tumor;   Brain Cancer;   Brain Neoplasms Interventions:   Procedure: Awake craniotomy;   Procedure: Craniotomy under general anesthesia Sponsors:   Jasper Gerritsen;   Elisabeth-TweeSteden Ziekenhuis;   University Medical Center Groningen;   Medical Center Haaglanden;   Clinical Trial Center Erasmus MC Recruiting
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Conclusion Increasing use of remifentanil in MMD cases could be attributed to its ability to provide more stable hemodynamics during induction, maintenance, and emergence of anesthesia when compared with fentanyl. Lower systolic pressures, diastolic pressures, and heart rates were reported in patients receiving remifentanil over fentanyl. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A: Central European Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS. The current study demonstrates a robust anxiolytic response to cingulum bundle stimulation in 3 patients with epilepsy. TRIAL REGISTRATION. The current study was not affiliated with any formal clinical trial. FUNDING. This project was supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the NIH.
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
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