Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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ISSN: 2155-6148

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Ahmed Abd El Aziz Aref

  • Research Article
    Ropivacaine, versus Ropivacaine Plus Fentanyl for Carotid Endarterectomy
    Author(s): Hala Mostafa Goma and Ahmed Abd El Aziz ArefHala Mostafa Goma and Ahmed Abd El Aziz Aref

    Carotid disease accounts for around 30% of all strokes. Regional anesthesia may has the advantage that early diagnosis of any neurological complications during surgery, also less cardiac, stroke 50%, less operating room stay, few shunts are needed, and lower cost. Patients and Methods: After the sharing of regional anesthesia decision between patient, surgeon, and anesthesiologist, 20 patients were enrolled in this study. The patients were divided in 2 groups (n=10), group 1 (20 ml Ropivacaine 0.5% alone) and group 2 (20 ml Ropivacaine +2 μ/ml fentanyl). Following parameters were measured, onset ,duration of the block, pain score, post operative stay time, postoperative nausea, vomiting, itching and patient satisfaction. Results: Post operative stay minutes was 30.1 (2.22) in ropivacaine alone group and 13.7(3.4) in ropivacaine plus.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000404

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