Effects of dexamethasone and pheniramine hydrogen maleate on stress response in patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Karaman K., Bostanci E. B. , Aksoy E., Ulas M., Yigit T., Erdemli M. O. , ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.205, no.2, pp.213-219, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 205 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.05.010
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-219

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) still leads to significant postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and pain. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of dexamethasone or pheniramine hydrogen maleate, either alone or combined, in reducing the stress response and symptoms after LC.