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This systematic review examines the benefit and harm of adding epinephrine to local anesthetics for epidural, intrathecal, or locoregional anesthesia.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Anesthesia and analgesia
It is known that the reduction of blood vessels by epinephrine that are part of the local anesthetic leads to a decrease in oxygen intake and the development of hypoxia, which has a significant effect...
Regional anesthesia has been used to help create local sympathectomy and improve blood flow in plastic surgery procedures involving tissue grafts and flaps. However, anesthetic techniques that reduce ...
Prolonged anesthetic recovery time is a common complication of chelonian inhalant anesthesia and may be exacerbated by right-to-left intracardiac shunting of blood. Epinephrine may decrease intracardi...
Many errors can be made in diagnosis: underdiagnosis, misdiagnosis, and overdiagnosis. While underdiagnosis and misdiagnosis are clear errors, in overdiagnosis, a true abnormality is discovered, but d...
The known guidelines before a planned operation on aspiration, fasting and preoperative risk evaluation also apply in obstetrics. Extended measures are only justified under concrete anamnestic or spec...
Dental treatments, particularly third molars extraction, can become extremely uncomfortable and painful. They are associated to anxiety, fear and many other unpleasant sensations. During s...
Epidural analgesia via continuous epidurally infused local anesthetic agent (LA) is widely and very successfully used routinely for perioperative pain control in patients undergoing major ...
This study is focused on comparing patients' pain scores on a visual analogue scale (VAS) and the difference in analgesics use post-operatively (with the same prescription defining only th...
A Study in Healthy Male Volunteers to Investigate the Safety and Tolerability of a Single Dose of Neosaxitoxin Alone and in Combination With Bupivacaine (With and Without Epinephrine) for Brachial Plexus Blockade
Neosaxitoxin is a new compound that is in clinical development as local anesthetic for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate ...
Regional anesthesia is commonly used for elective and emergency cesarean delivery. It provides numerous safety advantages when compared to general anesthesia for both the mother and fetus1...
A local anesthetic of the amide type now generally used for surface anesthesia. It is one of the most potent and toxic of the long-acting local anesthetics and its parenteral use is restricted to spinal anesthesia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1006)
The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial. (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). The ethical principle of BENEFICENCE requires producing net benefit over harm. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Acetanilide derivative used as a local anesthetic.
A widely used local anesthetic agent.
A thiophene-containing local anesthetic pharmacologically similar to MEPIVACAINE.
Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation in all or part of the body. It may result from damage to nerves or can be induced by an anesthetist (a medical professional) using anesthetics such as thiopental or propofol or sevoflurane during a surgical ...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...