A large scale trial by Monash University has definitively found a drug commonly used during anaesthesia before surgery to prevent nausea and vomiting does not increase the risk… read more.
General anaesthesia is widely used for surgery and diagnostic interventions, to ensure the patient is completely unconscious during these procedures. However, in a paper published in Anaesthesia (a journal of… read more.
A new study has shown that effective opioid-sparing anaesthesia with dexmedetomidine can be guided with NOL pain monitoring technology (Medasense, Israel). The study showed that the NOL monitor… read more.
For survival and functional recovery, spinal anesthesia for hip-fracture surgery is not superior to general anesthesia, researchers reported on Oct. 9 in the NEJM/New England Journal of Medicine…. read more.
COVID-19 infection linked to increased risk of dangerous blood clots during surgery PrintEmail App Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a condition in which dangerous blood clots form in the… read more.
By developing the first statistical model to finely characterize how ketamine anesthesia affects the brain, a team of researchers at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and… read more.
Washington University School of Medicine A single, one-hour treatment that involves breathing in a mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide — otherwise known as laughing gas — significantly… read more.
PAION AG announces that the UK Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved Byfavo (remimazolam besylate) in adults for procedural sedation. Byfavo is an ultra-short-acting intravenous… read more.
Heron Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA has approved Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) extended-release solution for use in adults for soft tissue or periarticular instillation to produce postsurgical… read more.
A Duke-led team of scientists has developed a bio-compatible surgical patch that releases non-opioid painkillers directly to the site of a wound for days and then dissolves away.