Germany Journal

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Abstract

Introduction: Cesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the field of gynecology, after which pain leads to many complications; The aim of this study was to compare the effects of propofol and ketamine on postoperative complications under spinal anesthesia.

Material and Methods: In this study, in order to compare the effect of propofol and ketamine on pain, chills and nausea and vomiting after cesarean section under spinal anesthesia, 111 patients who were candidates for elective cesarean section were compared in terms of side effects of propofol and ketamine.

Results: The rest of the pain intensity in the ketofol and ketamine groups was significantly lower than the other groups, respectively (p <0.05); Also, the rate of drug use in the ketofol and ketamine groups was significantly lower than the other groups, respectively (p <0.05).

Conclusion: The combination of ketamine + propofol (ketofol) can control the complications after spinal anesthesia in elective cesarean section.

Graphical Abstract

Comparative study of the effect of propofol and ketamine on complications after cesarean section under spinal anesthesia

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