The Effect of Bispectral Index Monitoring on Long-Term Survival in the B-Aware Trial
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AbstractBACKGROUND: When anesthesia is titrated using bispectral index (BIS) monitoring, patients generally receive lower doses of hypnotic drugs. Intraoperative hypotension and organ toxicity might be avoided if lower doses of anesthetics are administered, but whether this translates into a reduction in serious morbidity or mortality remains controversial. The B-Aware Trial randomly allocated 2463 patients at high risk of awareness to BIS-guided anesthesia or routine care. We tested the hypothesis that the risks of death, myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke would be lower in patients allocated to BIS-guided management than in those allocated to routine care.
All Author(s) ListLeslie K, Myles PS, Forbes A, Chan MTV
Journal nameAnesthesia and Analgesia
Volume Number110
Issue Number3
PublisherLippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Pages816 - 822
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesAnesthesiology; ANESTHESIOLOGY

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