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The effect of dexamethasone on side effects after coronary revascularization procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12760978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IMPLICATIONS: Dexamethasone (8 mg IV) was beneficial in reducing emetic symptoms and increasing appetite after cardiac surgery. However, this dose of the corticosteroid failed to decrease postoperative pain or the incidence of new-onset atrial fibrillation.
Per Halvorsen; Johan Raeder; Paul F White; Sven M Almdahl; Kenneth Nordstrand; Kjell Saatvedt; Terje Veel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-22     Completed Date:  2003-06-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1578-83, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Feiring Heart Clinic, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia Recovery Period
Antiemetics / therapeutic use*
Atrial Fibrillation / physiopathology
Coronary Artery Bypass
Dexamethasone / therapeutic use*
Double-Blind Method
Middle Aged
Myocardial Revascularization / adverse effects*
Postoperative Care
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting / drug therapy*,  epidemiology
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiemetics; 50-02-2/Dexamethasone

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