Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 233–238 | Cite as

Nisentil in cystoscopy

  • Jone Chang
  • H. B Graves


We have presented the results of a study of the analgesic effects of Nisentil in 135 urological cases The cases were (divided into three groups in wlaich Nisentil was used alone, in combination with Pentothal or Suntal, and in combination with Pentothal and Nitrous Oxide Successful cystoscopy was carried out in 87 per cent of the cases where Nisentil was the sole agent When Nisentil was combined with Pentothal the amount of the latter drug was significantly reduced. The side reactions and the limitations of the method are discussed. As with other potent analgesic agents, Nisentil had a marked depressing action on the respiration.


Respiratory Depression Pentothal Bladder Neck Demerol Enyl 


L’auteur présente les conclusions qu’il a tirées de l’étude des effets analgésiques du Nisentil dans 135 examens cystoscopiques.

Les cas furent divisés en trois groupes . le Nisentil étant utilisé seul, ou bien avec Pentothal ou Surital, ou encore, avec Pentothal et Protoxyde d’azote. Employé seul, le Nisentil permit une cystoscopie facile dans 87 pcpr cent des cas.

Combiné au Pentothal, ll fut possible de reduire de facon significative, la dose de ce dernier. Les réactions secondaires furent les étourdissements (4 cas), les nausées et vomissements (1 cas) et la respiration de Cheyne-Stokes (1 cas) Comme tous les autres analgésiques puissants, le Nisentil produisit une dépression marquée de la respiration


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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jone Chang
    • 1
  • H. B Graves
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiologyVancouver General Hospital, and University of British ColumbiaVancouver

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