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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-18T09:14:12-0400
A randomized clinical trial to test the efficacy of EMLA cream (lidocaine 2.5% and prilocaine 2.5% in a ratio of 1:1 by weight) in comparison to the established local anesthesia (LA) proto...
This prospective randomized is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of hernia repairs using local anesthesia compared with those using general anesthesia for patients with incarcer...
A prospective, randomised, single-masked comparison of local anaesthetic approaches including topical anesthesia combined sub-conjunctival anesthesia(two-step anesthesia) for minimally inv...
The objective of this prospective randomised trial was to compare the short- and long-term efficacy of conventional diathermy haemorrhoidectomy versus Ligasure™ diathermy, and to assess ...
Fear and dental anxiety are often associated with the use of needles and syringes for local anesthesia, and painful perception during the administration of local anesthetics is often the m...
Patients with critical limb ischemia are usually compromised, frequently making administration of general or regional anesthesia problematic. We treated 3 fragile patients presenting contraindications...
This systematic review examines the benefit and harm of adding epinephrine to local anesthetics for epidural, intrathecal, or locoregional anesthesia.
Tumescent local anesthesia (TLA) consists of infiltration of saline solution with lidocaine and epinephrine into the tissues to obtain regional anesthesia and vasoconstriction. The use of TLA in augme...
Retrospective studies of patients undergoing cancer surgery suggest the use of local anesthesia may decrease tumor recurrence and improve survival. The mechanisms on the benefits of local anesthesia o...
Worldwide adoption of the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) for preventing sudden cardiac death continues to increase, as longer-term evidence demonstrating the safety and ef...
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)
A potent local anesthetic of the ester type used for surface and spinal anesthesia.
A blocking of nerve conduction to a specific area by an injection of an anesthetic agent.
A local anesthetic that is similar pharmacologically to LIDOCAINE. Currently, it is used most often for infiltration anesthesia in dentistry. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p165)
Abnormally slow pace of regaining CONSCIOUSNESS after general anesthesia (ANESTHESIA, GENERAL) usually given during surgical procedures. This condition is characterized by persistent somnolence.