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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 392-394

Immediate postoperative extubation after liver transplantation at our centre: A report of two cases

Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjeev Aneja
E 84, Kalka Ji, New Delhi-110 019
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0019-5049.84861

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Liver transplantation is a dynamic field undergoing continuous changes in management. Prolonged postoperative mechanical ventilation has been a norm but now there is a trend towards early extubation. We developed a protocol for early extubation based on bispectral index monitoring. This protocol was applied in two cases with satisfactory outcome.

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