COMPARISON OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING DENTAL TREATMENT UNDER GENERAL ANESTHESIA WITH PROPOFOL AND SEVOFLURANE - A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY


Lavanya Govindaraju, Deepa Gurunathan, Navaneetha Krishnan

Abstract


 

 Objective: The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of these drugs on the blood pressure (BP) and pulse rate during induction of anesthesia in children undergoing full mouth rehabilitation.

Methods: Data were collected from the records maintained for the children <6 years who underwent full mouth rehabilitation under general anesthesia (GA). The drugs used for induction, the changes seen in the BP, pulse rate were recorded. Statistical analysis was done using Mann–Whitney test with p<0.05, significant.

Results: Of 64 children treated under GA, 31 children were induced with propofol and by sevoflurane in the remaining 33 children. The induction time with 2 mg/kg dosage of propofol was approximately 12 seconds while it was variable with 8% sevoflurane. The mean systolic and diastolic BP and pulse rate were found to be within the normal levels under both the drugs.

Conclusion: In children, sevoflurane and propofol can be safely used for inducing anaesthesia.


Keywords


Blood pressure, Children, Induction, Propofol, Pulse rate, Sevoflurane.

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Title

COMPARISON OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING DENTAL TREATMENT UNDER GENERAL ANESTHESIA WITH PROPOFOL AND SEVOFLURANE - A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Topics

Pediatric dentistry

Keywords

Blood pressure, Children, Induction, Propofol, Pulse rate, Sevoflurane.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i11.20599

Date

01-11-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 11 November 2017 Page: 157-158

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Lavanya Govindaraju
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
India

Deepa Gurunathan
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
India

Navaneetha Krishnan
Department of Anesthesiology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
India


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