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Recovery of elderly patients from two or more hours of desflurane or sevoflurane anaesthesia

J. E. Heavner, A. D. Kaye, B.‐K. Lin and T. King.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2402 words.

Background. The solubility of desflurane compared with sevoflurane suggests more rapid recovery from desflurane anaesthesia. This could be important after prolonged anaesthesia...

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Comparison of relaxant effects of propofol on methacholine‐induced bronchoconstriction in dogs with and without vagotomy

S. Kabara, K. Hirota, E. Hashiba, H. Yoshioka, T. Kudo, T. Sato and A. Matsuki.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2665 words.

Propofol has been suggested to have in vivo airway relaxant effects, although the mechanism is still unclear. In this study, we determined whether propofol could antagonize...

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Comparison of different quantitative sensory testing methods during remifentanil infusion in volunteers

B. Gustorff, K. H. Hoerauf, P. Lierz and H. G. Kress.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3089 words.

Background. The aim of this study was to compare thermal and current sensory testing stimuli with respect to opioid responsiveness.

Methods. Eighteen...

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Short-term efficacy and safety of rituximab therapy in refractory systemic lupus erythematosus: results from the British Isles Lupus Assessment Group Biologics Register

Eoghan M McCarthy, Emily Sutton, Stephanie Nesbit, James White, Ben Parker, David Jayne, Bridget Griffiths, David A Isenberg, Anisur Rahman, Caroline Gordon, David P D'Cruz, Benjamin Rhodes, Peter Lanyon, Edward M Vital, Chee-Seng Yee, Christopher J Edwards, Lee-Suan Teh, Mohammed Akil, Neil J McHugh, Asad Zoma and Ian N Bruce.

in Rheumatology

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 6099 words.

Abstract

Objectives

To describe the baseline characteristics of SLE patients requiring biologic therapy in the UK...

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Spasmolytic effects of prostaglandin E1 on serotonin‐induced bronchoconstriction and pulmonary hypertension in dogs

Y. Hashimoto, K. Hirota, H. Yoshioka, E. Hashiba, T. Kudo, H. Ishihara and A. Matsuki.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 1551 words.

In this study, we simultaneously evaluated the spasmolytic effects of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) on serotonin‐induced bronchoconstriction and pulmonary hypertension. Eleven mongrel dogs (8–12...

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Pharmacokinetics of levobupivacaine 0.25% following caudal administration in children under 2 years of age

G. A. Chalkiadis, R. L. Eyres, N. Cranswick, R. H. Taylor and S. Austin.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3127 words.

Background. Levobupivacaine, the S(–)enantiomer of racemic bupivacaine is less cardiotoxic than racemic bupivacaine and the R(+)enantiomer dexbupivacaine, while retaining...

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Antinociceptive effect of a novel long‐acting nalbuphine preparation

K. S. Liu, O. Y. P. Hu, S. T. Ho, J. I. Tzeng, Y. W. Chen and J. J. Wang.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2266 words.

Background. A long‐acting analgesic may be particularly desirable in patients suffering from long‐lasting pain. The aim of the study was to evaluate the antinociceptive effect...

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Comparison of oesophageal and gastric air tonometry in patients with circulatory failure

U. Janssens, H. Groesdonk, J. Graf, P. W. Radke, W. Lepper and P. Hanrath.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3597 words.

Background. Gastric P co 2 measured by balloon tonometry can estimate the adequacy of splanchnic perfusion. However, enteral feeding and gastric content...

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One MAC of sevoflurane provides protection against reperfusion injury in the rat heart in vivo

D. Obal, B. Preckel, H. Scharbatke, J. Müllenheim, F. Höterkes, V. Thämer and W. Schlack.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3615 words.

Volatile anaesthetics protect the heart against reperfusion injury. We investigated whether the cardioprotection induced by sevoflurane against myocardial reperfusion injury was...

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Epidural test dose with levobupivacaine and ropivacaine: determination of ED50 motor block after spinal administration

M. Camorcia, G. Capogna, G. Lyons and M. Columb.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2445 words.

Background. When a test is required to detect a possible intrathecal catheter, many would seek to use the same local anaesthetic as that used for epidural analgesia. The rapid...

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Positive pressure ventilation during fibreoptic intubation: comparison of the laryngeal mask airway, intubating laryngeal mask and endoscopy mask techniques

K. Aoyama, E. Yasunaga, I. Takenaka, T. Kadoya, T. Sata and A. Shigematsu.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5834 words.

Background. The efficacy of delivery of mechanical ventilation through different airway devices during fibreoptic intubation is not known.

Methods. We...

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Differential vasodilation of human placental and myometrial arteries related to myofilament Ca2+-desensitization and the expression of Hsp20 but not MYPT1

A.C. Dordea, M. Sweeney, J. Taggart, J. Lartey, H. Wessel, S.C. Robson and M.J. Taggart.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4890 words.

Endothelial-dependent regulation of vascular tone occurs in part via protein kinase G1α-mediated changes in smooth muscle myofilament sensitivity to Ca2+. Tissue-specific differences in...

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QLIF-34. PILOT STUDY TO DESCRIBE THE TRAJECTORY OF SYMPTOMS AND ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES OF ADULTS LIVING WITH LOW GRADE GLIOMAS (LGG)

Mary Lou Affronti, Dina Randazzo, Katherine B Peters, Susan C Herndon, Patrick Healy, James E Herndon, Sarah Woodring, Karen Hawkins, Eric S Lipp, Olivia Kohrman, Annick Desjardins, Gordana Vlahovic, Henry S Friedman, Jung-Young Kim, Elizabeth S Miller and Susan Schneider.

in Neuro-Oncology

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Much attention is given to high-grade gliomas and the intense symptom burden on quality-of-life...

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Pharmacokinetics and clinical efficacy of long‐term epidural ropivacaine infusion in children

T. G. Hansen, K. F. Ilett, S. I. Lim, C. Reid, L. P. Hackett and R. Bergesio.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4138 words.

The clinical efficacy and pharmacokinetics of long‐term epidural ropivacaine infusion were investigated in 18 postoperative children aged between 0.3 and 7.3 yr. A lumbar or thoracic...

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Transoesophageal echocardiography in cardiac and vascular surgery: implications and observer variability

D. Schmidlin, D. Bettex, E. Bernard, R. Germann, M. Tornic, R. Jenni and E. R. Schmid.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5542 words.

Transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) has gained widespread acceptance among cardiac anaesthetists as a tool to facilitate peri‐operative decision‐making. This observational study analyses...

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Pharmacokinetics of remifentanil and its major metabolite, remifentanil acid, in ICU patients with renal impairment

M. Pitsiu, A. Wilmer, A. Bodenham, D. Breen, V. Bach, J. Bonde, P. Kessler, S. Albrecht, G. Fisher and A. Kirkham.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 6694 words.

Background. The pharmacokinetics of remifentanil, an opioid analgesic metabolized by non‐specific esterases, and its principal metabolite, remifentanil acid (RA), which is...

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A comparative study of bidding models adopted by Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Uruguay for granting petroleum exploration and production rights

Luciana Palmeira Braga and Thiago Neves Campos.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 8529 words.

Over the last two decades, the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry in Latin America has undergone major modifications in the relationship between government and investors. It is...

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T240. CAREGIVER BURDEN OF OUTPATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA IN UNIVERSITY CLINIC IN SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Elaine Di Sarno, Isabel Cristina Napolitano and Mario Rodrigues Louzã Neto.

in Schizophrenia Bulletin

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

The impact of schizophrenia on the family is complex1 and affects not only the patient, but...

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Randomized controlled trial to investigate influence of the fluid challenge on duration of hospital stay and perioperative morbidity in patients with hip fractures

R. Venn, A. Steele, P. Richardson, J. Poloniecki, M. Grounds and P. Newman.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4331 words.

Background. A prospective, randomized controlled trial comparing conventional intraoperative fluid management with two differing methods of invasive haemodynamic monitoring to...

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