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May-August 2020| Vol 14| Issue 2

Review Article

Coronavirus disease 2019–what do we know so far?

The syndrome caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to a wide spectrum of disease severity, and this has conferred immense pressures on hospitals worldwide, particularly within critic...

Original Article

Effect of hypothermic versus normothermic cardiac bypass in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery on coagulation: a randomized controlled trial

Objectives To assess and compare early postoperative (PO) hematological and coagulation profile of patients undergoing on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with hypothermic (HT) ve...

Original Article

Comparison of analgesic and hemodynamic effects of nalbuphine versus fentanyl: a randomized, double-blinded interventional study in patients on cardiopulmonary bypass

Background Our study aimed to compare analgesic and hemodynamic effect of Nalbuphine vs fentanyl in patient undergoing cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass. Study design Prospec...

Case Report

A large eustachian valve, rare to spot

Intraoperative use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) can detect a structure that is in reality a rare variant. We are reporting a case where we incidentally found large eustachian valve (EV)...

EJCA Education

Sedation in critical care

Sedation of patients in critical care is commonly encountered in the everyday practice of anesthetists and intensivists. This educational article seeks to provide a broad outline of the principles o...

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