International Journal of Anesthesia and Clinical Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023

  • The Effect of Tetracaine Gel in Male Patients with Indwelling Catheterization on Agitation and Urethral Irritation During Recovery from General Anesthesia

    Luo Xiaoting, Fu Huan, Li Shengnan, Wei Yao, Liang Yu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 62-65
    Received: Jun. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2023
    Published: Jul. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: To observe the effect of tetracaine mucilage applied to male patients with indwelling urinary catheter on agitation and urethral irritation during recovery from general anesthesia. Methods: A total of 60 male patients who were scheduled to undergo thoracoscopic radical resection of lung cancer under general anesthesia in our hospital fro... Show More
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology Practice Evolution in Benin, from the Study Research Realized in 2010 and 2020

    Akodjenou Joseph, Ahounou Ernest, Lalèyè Yasmine, Zoumenou Eugène, Gbénou Séraphin Antoine, Fiogbé Michel Armand, Veyckemans Francis

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 66-68
    Received: Jun. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2023
    Published: Jul. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: This is a literature review on pediatric anesthesiology practice from 2010 to 2020 in two reference teaching hospitals of Cotonou: National University Hospital Centre (CNHU), and Lagoon--Mother and Child Hospital Centre (CHUMEL). Objective: To highlight the advances in pediatric anesthesia in Benin through the work carried out in 2010... Show More
  • A Case of Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency in Patient Underwent General Anesthesia with Flexible Bronchoscopy

    Dongjiao Wu, Xuejie Li

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 69-71
    Received: Jul. 09, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2023
    Published: Jul. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Pseudocholinesterase deficiency is a rare clinical condition primarily associated with genetic alterations, but it can also be caused by certain diseases and medication factors. Patients with this condition experience significantly prolonged muscle paralysis when succinylcholine or mivacurium is used during general anesthesia, due to the decreased ... Show More
  • An Unexpected Case of Difficulty in Weaning from Cardiopulmonary Bypass

    Min Xu, Meng Dai, Xuejie Li, Xiao Wang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 72-75
    Received: Jun. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 26, 2023
    Published: Aug. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: Cardiopulmonary bypass is typically required for coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair or replacement, congenital heart defect correction and cardiovascular operation. However, difficulty in weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass can increase mortality, which makes difficulties for the physicians. The cause of difficult weaning should be found,... Show More
  • Electric Pulp Testing Evaluation of Dental Anesthesia After 660-nm Laser-Photoiomodulation Therapy: Results of a Double-Blind Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

    Arash Ebrahimi, Iman Sokouti Emamzade Hashemi, Mohsen Ramazani

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 76-81
    Received: Jun. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 24, 2023
    Published: Aug. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: For many years, injection of chemical solutions of anesthesia are well-known conventional method in dental practice. To date, various complications have known to be caused by this injection as well as the high extent of anxiety and fear that have shown to be related with this procedure. By the most recently, introduction of photobiomodu... Show More
  • Possible Mechanisms of Rebound Pain After Peripheral Nerve Block Subsides and Preventive Therapy Measures

    Zeng Xu, Zhang Xianjie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 82-87
    Received: Jul. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 01, 2023
    Published: Aug. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Peripheral nerve block can enhance the analgesic impact for the duration of and after the operation, which is conducive to the early recuperation of useful workouts and bodily features after the operation, and enhance the relief of the patients. With the development and improvement of nerve block positioning technology, nerve block has grow to be g... Show More
  • Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility Index Versus Passive Leg Raise To Assess Fluid Responsiveness in Non-Intubated Septic Patients - A Prospective Observational Study

    Anne-Marie Githaiga, Wangari Waweru-Siika, Mohamed Jeilan, Idris Chikophe, Vitalis Mung’ayi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 88-97
    Received: Aug. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 13, 2023
    Published: Sep. 25, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Rapid fluid loading at diagnosis of sepsis is part of standard treatment. Predictive tools of fluid responsiveness are required to guide fluid resuscitation. The Passive Leg Raise [PLR] manoeuvre can predict fluid responsiveness in non-intubated patients with sepsis. The Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility Index [IVCCI] can also be utilis... Show More
  • Determining the Disability Status of Adult Patients Post General Intensive Care Unit Discharge using the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0

    Khadija Ahmed, Vitalis Mung’ayi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 98-105
    Received: Aug. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Critical care has evolved throughout the years since the polio outbreak when the first intensive care unit (ICU) was set up in the United States of America (USA). There is an increasing number of survivors of critical illness. The survivors have been shown to have prolonged physical, cognitive and psychological impairments. There is a p... Show More
  • Research Article

    Inventory of the Practice of Sedation Procedural Analgesia in Digestive Endoscopy: Case of Hospitals in the City of Kinshasa

    Jean de Dieu Muamba*, Wilfrid Mbombo, Christian Nantulu, Gibency Mfulani, Raphael Mubunda, Didier Kandongo, Eric Landu, Didier Mayemba, Arthur Isamba, Etienne Ngombe, Ivan Ebondo, Gabriel Makeya, Augustin Bananga, Sylvain Kabudisa, Gauthier Ngiay, Antoine Tshimpi, Alex Ngalala, Berthe Barahiga

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 106-114
    Received: Jul. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: This study was conducted to take stock of the practice of procedural analgesia sedation in digestive endoscopy in Kinshasa hospitals. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study from 06/01/2021 to 06/30/2022 in three Kinshasa hospitals in patients who received sedation analgesia for digestive endoscopy. Socio demographic, preoperative, post... Show More
  • Case Report

    Involuntary Movement of the Lower Limbs Following Subarachnoid Block in a Diabetic Patient: A Case Report

    Agwu Nnanna Uchechukwu, Asudo Felicia, Adeyemi William Osebequin

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 115-118
    Received: Oct. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Spinal anesthesia is commonly used for various surgeries below the umbilicus including urological surgeries. Whereas many complications occur following administration of spinal anaesthesia such as hypotension, bradycardia, high spinal, post dural puncture headache, involuntary movement of the limbs is an extremely rare complication. It presents as ... Show More