Latest propofol Stories

2010-05-03 07:45:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced that the SEDASYS® System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system, was granted a CE Mark for the European Union for routine colonoscopy and screening of the upper gastrointestinal tract (EGD procedures), and Health Canada granted regulatory approval for the SEDASYS® System for use by healthcare professional teams during routine colonoscopy.

2010-03-03 13:50:30

Propofol is safe for advanced endoscopic procedures with a low rate of sedation-related adverse events when administered by a trained professional.

2010-02-18 12:51:25

A team of researchers from the Canary Islands has developed a technique for automatically controlling anaesthesia during surgical operations. The new system detects the hypnotic state of the patient at all times and supplies the most appropriate dose of anaesthetic.

2010-01-28 14:04:00

With recent reports addressing both the benefits and abuse of propofol, national standards must be followed to optimize clinical outcomes ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan.

2010-01-22 13:46:50

Johns Hopkins study in hip fracture patients suggests 50 percent drop in risk of postoperative delirium.

2009-12-03 15:01:58

Administration of propofol by nonanesthesiologists is safe; proper training and patient selection are crucial.

2009-11-16 08:00:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced that LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection is now available for use by persons trained in the administration of general anesthesia.

2009-10-01 13:23:00

A Los Angeles Coroner's report released Thursday says superstar singer Michael Jackson was fairly healthy when he died in June at the age of 50. The pop star's death was ruled a homicide after lethal levels of the anesthesia propofol were found in his system.

2009-09-16 10:35:44

The police investigation into Michael Jackson's June 25 death in Los Angeles is nearly finished, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Jackson's death at the age of 50 was declared a homicide after lethal levels of the anesthesia propofol were found in his system.

2009-09-11 08:44:34

Researchers at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have identified the genetic region in rats responsible for cardiovascular collapse during anesthesia.

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