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Cardiopulmonary Safety of Propofol Versus Midazolam/Meperidine Sedation for Colonoscopy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Study

Bunyamin Gurbulak 1 , Sinan Uzman 2 , * , Esin Kabul Gurbulak 3 , Yasar Gokhan Gul 4 , Mehmet Toptas 2 , Sevim Baltali 4 and Osman Anil Savas 5
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1 Department of General Surgery, Arnavutkoy State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of General Surgery, Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Arnavutkoy State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
5 Department of General Surgery, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: November 30, 2014, 16 (11); e19329
  • Published Online: November 15, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 8, 2014
  • Revised: August 6, 2014
  • Accepted: September 1, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.19329

To Cite: Gurbulak B, Uzman S, Kabul Gurbulak E, Gokhan Gul Y, Toptas M, et al. Cardiopulmonary Safety of Propofol Versus Midazolam/Meperidine Sedation for Colonoscopy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(11):e19329. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.19329.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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