Comparison of the Effects of Midazolam/Fentanyl, Midazolam/Propofol, and Midazolam/Fentanyl/Propofol on Cognitive Function After Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Authors: Russell Thompson, Victor Seck, Stephen Riordan, Shing Wong

Journal: Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques

Year Published: 2019

Background: Drugs used for sedation/analgesia during gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, including midazolam, fentanyl, and propofol, result in short-term, reversible decline in cognitive function. This prospective cohort trial aimed to identify the sedative/analgesic regimen associated with the least […]

Early cognitive impairment after sedation for colonoscopy: the effect of adding midazolam and/or fentanyl to propofol

Authors: Usha Padmanabhan, Kate Leslie, Audrey Singyi Eer, Paul Maruff, Brendan S Silbert

Journal: Anesthesia and Analgesia

Year Published: 2009

Background: The sedative drug combination that produces minimal cognitive impairment and optimal operating conditions during colonoscopy has not been determined. We sought to determine if the use of propofol alone results in less cognitive impairment at […]

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