Analysis of short-term efficacy of radiofrequency thermocoagulation in the treatment of classic trigeminal neuralgia
The objectives of the study were to explore the short-term efficacy of radiofrequency thermocoagulation for the treatment of classic trigeminal neuralgia (TGN). A retrospective analysis of 58 patients with classical TGN treated with radiofrequency thermocoagulation at our institution between 2016 and 2019, including 23 men and 35 women. The mean age of all patients was 62.1±10.9 years, the duration of the disease ranged from 2 months to 360 months, and the mean duration of the disease was 80.1±77.9 months. Patients were divided into three groups, V2, V3, and V2+V3, according to the site of symptom presenta-tion. Treatmen...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Qi Wang Wen-Jie Du Source Type: research

Coccydynia in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: Reflection of enthesitis?
CONCLUSION: Our study supports the increased prevalence of coccydynia in patients with ax-SpA. In this study, we found that the presence of coccydynia may be associated with hypomobility rather than enthesitis.PMID:34988956 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.00187 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Rana Terlemez Navid Atarod Kenan Akg ün Source Type: research

Comparison of intraoperative and post-operative effects of serratus anterior plane block performed with ultrasound and infiltration block in patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
CONCLUSION: As a result, more effective post-operative analgesia was provided with preventively SAPB, compared to infiltration block in patients undergoing VATS.PMID:34988957 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.22605 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Mustafa Dikici Selcan Akesen Belgin Yava şcaoğlu Ahmet Sami Bayram Fatma Nur Kaya Alp Gurbet Source Type: research

Reliability and validation of Turkish version of the Dallas Pain Questionnaire
CONCLUSION: The Turkish version of DPQ is content, valid, and reliable. DPQ is sensitive to use in patients with LBP.PMID:34988958 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.24861 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ghofran Alhomedha Seyit Çıtaker G ürkan Günaydın Furqan Khan Refia Sezer Source Type: research

Temporary neurologic complication of spinal ropivacaine in an obstetric patient
Agri. 2022 Jan;34(1):63-66. doi: 10.14744/agri.2019.25986.ABSTRACTWe aimed to inform transient neurological symptoms after spinal anesthesia and to review postpartum neurological deficits of regional anesthesia. A previously healthy 25-year-old primigravid woman underwent an elective cesarean section. Hypotension and bradycardia were not observed during the operation. On the 25th day postpartum, the patient suffered from numbness and weakness at the lower extremity. On neurological assessment, the muscle strengths in the gastrocnemius and quadriceps bilaterally were 2/5 (+) and 3/5 (+), respectively. The muscle strength at...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Nurten Kayacan Bilge Karsl ı Source Type: research

Greater occipital nerve block is an effective treatment method for primary headaches?
CONCLUSION: Repetitive GON block is an effective treatment method for migraine and TTH.PMID:34988960 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.32848 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Buse Rahime Has ırcı Bayır Gizem G ürsoy Ceyhun Sayman G ülbün Asuman Yüksel Y ılmaz Çetinkaya Source Type: research

Comparison of the eficacy of epidural steroid injection applied in cervical and lumbar regions
CONCLUSION: It was observed that the pain relief, duration of pain relief and patient satisfaction were similar for cervical and lumbar epidural steroid injections.PMID:34988961 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2022.46872 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Halil Çetingök Meltem Kanar Source Type: research

Research for the factors effecting the headache experienced by the health-care personnel in COVID-19 pandemic: A monocentric survey study
CONCLUSION: During the pandemic, a substantial portion of health-care professionals experiences headaches. Besides the physical difficulties caused by the use of PPE, the stress caused by the pandemic process should not be ignored.PMID:34988962 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.47108 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: G ülçin Hacıbeyoğlu Ay şe Seda Eren Şule Arıcan Resul Y ılmaz Ruhiye Reisli Sema Tuncer Uzun Source Type: research

Comparison of intraoperative and postoperative analgesic properties of ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric and sacral epidural block in pediatric unilateral inguinal hernia operations
CONCLUSION: In our study, group I and group S analgesic efficacy was found to be similar.PMID:34988963 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.48254 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sami Kaan Co şarcan Ahmet Mahli Source Type: research

The role and impact of the headache nurse specialist
Agri. 2022 Jan;34(1):75-76. doi: 10.14744/agri.2020.67365.ABSTRACTIn the current paper, we aim to emphasize the pivotal role of the specialist headache nurse whose scope of work is clearly defined and detailed in western medical practice within tertiary care.PMID:34988964 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2020.67365 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ria Bhola Devrimsel Harika Ertem Source Type: research

Skin depigmentation and subcutaneous fat atrophy after crorticosteroid injection for lateral epicondylitis in two elbow
Agri. 2022 Jan;34(1):60-62. doi: 10.14744/agri.2019.69320.ABSTRACTLateral epicondylitis is the most common elbow problem in adults. Corticosteroid injection for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis is a frequently used method of conservative management. A 43-year-old woman was referred to our clinic with a 6-month history of pain along the lateral side of her right and left elbow. She had been treated with 20 mg Triamsinolon heksasetonit to the right and left elbow for lateral epicondylitis with the resistance of pain After 3 weeks of the injection, the pain was completely relieved. The patient was able to move easily he...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Mustafa Aziz Y ıldırım Kadriye Öneş G ökşen Gökşenoğlu Source Type: research

Erector spinae plane block for post thoracotomy pain in a patient with myasthenia gravis
Agri. 2022 Jan;34(1):73-74. doi: 10.14744/agri.2020.74755.ABSTRACTErector Spina plane (ESP) block; It is a new and simple interfacial area block applied with ultrasonography. ESP is gaining popularity in abdominal and thorax surgery due to its adequate postoperative analgesia, easy administration, and low complication rate. In this case, the postoperative analgesic efficacy of bilateral ESP block performed under the guidance of ultrasonography in a myasthenic patient undergoing thymectomy surgery presented. ESB may be a good option in myasthenic patients in terms of reducing opioid need after thymectomy surgery and prevent...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Munise Y ıldız Source Type: research

Recurrented bilateral low-dose regional anesthesia under ultrasound guidance rather than general anesthesia in a high-risk patient: Rare a case
Agri. 2022 Jan;34(1):67-72. doi: 10.14744/agri.2019.75735.ABSTRACTRegional anesthesia practices are important because they have the advantages, for example, the patient's awareness is open, spontaneous breathing continues, airway reflexes are preserved, analgesia continues in the post-operative period, and the patient has early mobilization. Local anesthetic at high doses and volumes are used in brachial plexus blocks with nerve stimulator. However, due to the development in ultrasound (US) technology and the increase in image quality, reduced dose of limited anesthesia, and because of its advantages such as vascular and r...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Fikret Sal ık Ümit Akol Hakan Akelma Mustafa B ıçak Source Type: research

Analysis of short-term efficacy of radiofrequency thermocoagulation in the treatment of classic trigeminal neuralgia
The objectives of the study were to explore the short-term efficacy of radiofrequency thermocoagulation for the treatment of classic trigeminal neuralgia (TGN). A retrospective analysis of 58 patients with classical TGN treated with radiofrequency thermocoagulation at our institution between 2016 and 2019, including 23 men and 35 women. The mean age of all patients was 62.1±10.9 years, the duration of the disease ranged from 2 months to 360 months, and the mean duration of the disease was 80.1±77.9 months. Patients were divided into three groups, V2, V3, and V2+V3, according to the site of symptom presenta-tion. Treatmen...
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Qi Wang Wen-Jie Du Source Type: research

Coccydynia in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: Reflection of enthesitis?
CONCLUSION: Our study supports the increased prevalence of coccydynia in patients with ax-SpA. In this study, we found that the presence of coccydynia may be associated with hypomobility rather than enthesitis.PMID:34988956 | DOI:10.14744/agri.2021.00187 (Source: Agri Dergisi)
Source: Agri Dergisi - January 6, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Rana Terlemez Navid Atarod Kenan Akg ün Source Type: research