Effect of sevoflurane anaesthesia on nasal mask in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: is it a preferred alternative?

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Baltaci B., Basar H., Kekilli M., Nakip M., Karaahmet F., Cakirca M., ...More

Turkish journal of medical sciences, vol.50, no.2, pp.346-353, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1910-60
  • Journal Name: Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.346-353
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background/aim: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) often requires deep sedation. Propofol provides adequate sedation and amnesia at subhypnotic doses, but safe guarding the patient's airway is important for preventing respiratory depression or hypoxic events. This study compared sedation levels, operator satisfaction, intraoperative and recovery characteristics using sevoflurane with nasal mask and propofol in ERCP.