ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE, vol.20, no.2, pp.193-200, 2016 (ESCI)
Article / Review
ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
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
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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.