Propofol infusion syndrome. Aspects of safe use

G.P. Pasichnyk, V.M. Orel, O.O. Matviienko, R.V. Gotsa, Yu.V. Hnativ


After commercial launch in 1986, propofol has become one of the most popular drugs used for induction and maintenance of anesthesia and for sedation of patients in the intensive care units. Propofol infusion syndrome, although is a rather rare, but potentially life-threatening side effect that is exclusively of iatrogenic nature.


propofol; propofol infusion syndrome


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