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Effect of Auricular Acupuncture on Propofol Induction Dose: Could Vagus Nerve and Parasympathetic Stimulation Replace Intravenous Co-Induction Agents?

Published inMedical Acupuncture, vol. 31, no. 2, p. 103-108
Publication date2019
Abstract

Auricular acupuncture, through a combination of several points, can produce sedative and analgesic effects. The aim of this study was to compare the induction dose of propofol required to obtain a loss of response to verbal commands, with and without a preoperative combination of auricular points.

Keywords
  • Auricular acupuncture
  • Vagus nerve stimulation
  • Parasympathetic
  • Propofol
  • Co-induction
  • General anesthesia
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FANARA, Benoît, LAMBIEL, Silvia. Effect of Auricular Acupuncture on Propofol Induction Dose: Could Vagus Nerve and Parasympathetic Stimulation Replace Intravenous Co-Induction Agents? In: Medical Acupuncture, 2019, vol. 31, n° 2, p. 103–108. doi: 10.1089/acu.2018.1327
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