Dexamethasone in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV): Comparison with droperidol and metoclopramid after abdominal surgery

Stoicovski, Emil and Sosolceva, M and Krstevski, S and Kalinikov, R and Urdarevic, Z and Oranska, G (2000) Dexamethasone in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV): Comparison with droperidol and metoclopramid after abdominal surgery. In: 2nd Congress of the Macedonian Anaesthesiologists with International Participation, 04-07 May 2000, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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Abstract

Antiemetic effect of droperidol and metoclopramid has been studied extensively. The effectiveness of dexamethasone for the prevention of PONV is reported recently. Material and methods: We studied 90 patients, ASA I-III, aged 18-72 y. requiring general anesthesia for abdominal surgery in a double-blind study, randomly allocated to either the dexamethasone group, droperidol or metoclopramid group. A standardized general anaesthetic technique was used including benzodiazepin for premedication, midazolam for induction and maintains of anaesthesia, fentanly, isofluran in N2O/O2 and pancuronium.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Emil Stoicovski
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2013 21:05
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2013 11:16
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5962

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