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Recovery of Ventilation After Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
The purpose of this randomized, controlled feasibility investigation is to characterize pharmacologically induced ventilatory depression after anesthesia and examine how is affected by the amount of supplemental oxygen patients are receiving in the immediate postoperative period.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
- Other: Oxygen gas -Conservative
- Other: Oxygen gas -Liberal
- American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status I-III
- Body mass index (BMI) less than 40 kg/m2
- Scheduled to undergo robotic-assisted radical laparoscopic nephrectomy.
- Patients with a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), severe
neurological, cardiopulmonary, psychiatric, or untreated thyroid disorder
- Chronic pain condition that is being treated with opioids
- Patients with a hematocrit lower than 30% at the end of surgery, or those with an
excessive blood loss, requiring transfusion of blood products during their surgery,
will be also excluded from the study.
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study