Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Does Ketamine is Safe and Effective for Procedural Sedation in Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Children? A Cohort Study in Iran

Hosein Alimadadi 1 , 2 , 3 , * , Mehri Najafi-Sani 1 , 2 , Farzaneh Motamed 1 , 2 , Seyed Mohammad Mir Eskandari 4 , Fatemeh Farahmand 1 , 2 , Gholamhosein Fallahi 1 , 2 , 3 , Pejman Rohani 5 and Aliraza Moravveji 6
Authors Information
1 Children’s Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
6 Social Department of Health Research Center, Department of Community Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 28 (4); e58978
  • Published Online: May 16, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 28, 2017
  • Revised: September 28, 2017
  • Accepted: February 20, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.58978

To Cite: Alimadadi H, Najafi-Sani M, Motamed F, Mir Eskandari S M, Farahmand F, et al. Does Ketamine is Safe and Effective for Procedural Sedation in Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Children? A Cohort Study in Iran, Iran J Pediatr. Online ahead of Print ; 28(4):e58978. doi: 10.5812/ijp.58978.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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