publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

The clinical impact of preoperative melatonin on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing abdominal hysterectomy.

Maria Paz Hidalgo; Wolnei Caumo;
  • Published: 01 Nov 2007
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
BACKGROUND:Melatonin has sedative, analgesic, antiinflammatory, antioxidative, and chronobiotic effects. We determined the impact of oral melatonin premedication on anxiolysis, analgesia, and the potency of the rest/activity circadian rhythm.METHODS:This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled
Medical Subject Headings: hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonistsendocrine system
free text keywords: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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