Determination of optimum dosage of intraoperative single dose dexamethasone in pediatric tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy


Karaman M., Ilhan A. E. , Dereci G., Tek A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.73, no.11, pp.1513-1515, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.06.001
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1513-1515
  • Keywords: Dexamethasone, Dosage, Tonsillectomy, Morbidity, Intraoperative, INTRAVENOUS DEXAMETHASONE, CHILDREN, METAANALYSIS, PREVENTION, MORBIDITY, STEROIDS, EMESIS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Our objective is to determine the optimum dosage of intraoperative single dose dexamethasone and its effect upon postoperative morbidity in pediatric tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy patients.