Effects of Intraoperative Magnesium Sulfate Administration on Postoperative Tramadol Requirement in Liver Transplantation: A Prospective, Double-Blind Study


Gucyetmez B. , Atalan H. K. , Aslan S., Yazar S., Polat K. Y.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.48, no.8, pp.2742-2746, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2016.08.033
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.2742-2746

Abstract

Background. Magnesium is an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor blocker and is known to have analgesic effect. Hypomagnesemia can often be seen in liver transplantation and may be associated with higher morbidity and mortality. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of intraoperative magnesium sulfate administration on postoperative tramadol requirement in liver transplant patients.