An overview of treatment options for postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic surgical procedures


Turgut H. C. , ARSLAN M.

ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE, vol.20, no.2, pp.193-200, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-200
  • Keywords: PONV, Laparoscopic Surgery, Serotonin, Neurokinin, Opioid, Receptor Antagonist, Corticosteroid, Propofol, Anesthesia, Inhalation, PATIENT-CONTROLLED ANALGESIA, TOTAL INTRAVENOUS ANESTHESIA, DOUBLE-BLIND, ANTIEMETIC THERAPY, PREVENTION, CHOLECYSTECTOMY, DEXAMETHASONE, PROPOFOL, ONDANSETRON, COMBINATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a well-known entity following surgical procedures and may result in serious complications include aspiration of gastric contents, prolonged recovery period, impaired surgical wound healing. Laparoscopic surgery alone is a known risk factor for PONV and different treatment options with various agents are preferred for PONV prophylaxis and treatment.