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Different dosing regimens for propofol induction in obese patients

Fai Lam et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, FFM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2013

Country : Taiwan

Journal : Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan

Objectives The aim of the study is to investigate the efficacy of different dosages of single bolus propofol administered on the basis of total body weight or corrected body weight for the intravenous induction of anesthesia in obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Materials and methods Thirty-eight obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m 2 or greater were randomly divided into two groups. They received single-bolus propofol (2 mg/kg) for intravenous induction of anesthesia based on either total body weight (TBW; 20 …
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