The differences in cerebral oxygenation among patients undergoing thyroidectomy in different positions and comparison of their effects on nausea-vomiting

Gunes H. Y. , Goktas U. , Kati I., Yuce H. H. , Bartin S.

HEALTHMED, cilt.6, sa.12, ss.3894-3899, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: HEALTHMED
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3894-3899


Background: Hyperextension of the patient's neck associated with distortion and vasospasm of the vertebral and internal carotid arteries intra-operatively. In this study we aimed to investigation of whether there is effects of supine, slight neck hyperextension and semi-seated and neck hyperextension positions of patients on postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) via regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO(2)).