Advertisement

Regional anesthesia in cardiac surgery and immediate extubation after cardiac surgery: a different view

  • Thomas Hemmerling
  • Jean-Luc Choinière
  • Fadi Basile
  • Ignatio Prieto
Correspondence

Keywords

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Droperidol Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia Thoracic Epidural Analgesia Prospective Audit 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Cheng DC. Regional analgesia and ultra-fast-track cardiac anesthesia. Can J Anesth 2005; 52: 12–7.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hemmerling TM, Prieto I, Choiniere JL, Basile F, Fortier JD. Ultra-fast-track anesthesia in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective audit comparing opioid-based anesthesia vs thoracic epidural-based anesthesia. Can J Anesth 2004; 51: 163–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Priestley MC, Cope L, Halliwell R,et al. Thoracic epidural anesthesia for cardiac surgery: the effects on tracheal intubation time and length of hospital stay. Anesth Analg 2002; 94: 275–82.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Scott NB, Turfrey DJ, Ray DA,et al. A prospective randomized study of the potential benefits of thoracic epi-dural anesthesia and analgesia in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Anesth Analg 2001; 93: 528–35.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Liem TH, Hasenbos MA, Booij LH, Gielen MJ. Coronary artery bypass grafting using two different anesthetic techniques: part 2: postoperative outcome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 1992; 6: 156–61.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Suleiman MY, Passannante AN, Onder RL, GreeneHelms WF, Perretta SG. Alteration of renal blood flow during epidural anesthesia in normal subjects. Anesth Analg 1997; 84: 1076–80.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Schenk HD, Radke J, Ensink FB,et al. Interactions between renal and general hemodynamics in fentanyl, droperidol, ketamine, thiopental and in peridural anesthesia-- animal studies (German). Anaesthesiol Reanim 1995; 20: 60–70.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Hemmerling
    • 1
  • Jean-Luc Choinière
    • 1
  • Fadi Basile
    • 1
  • Ignatio Prieto
    • 1
  1. 1.Hôtel-DieuCentre Hospitalier de ľUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

Personalised recommendations