AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.205, no.2, pp.213-219, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
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Dexamethasone, Pheniramine hydrogen maleate, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA, PREOPERATIVE DEXAMETHASONE, HISTAMINE-RELEASE, H-1, PROPHYLAXIS, PREVENTION, TRIAL
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.