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Methemoglobinemia is a rare complication that can occur with the use of benzocaine-containing compounds. Two cases of methemoglobinemia are reported, and the pathophysiology and treatment of methemoglobinemia are reviewed. Both patients received topical 20% benzocaine spray before endoscopy. Immediately following the procedure, there was a reduction in O2(More)
A 51 year old man presented with a short history of severe upper abdominal pain and vomiting. An initial chest radiograph demonstrated gas in the right subphrenic space and a subsequent CT scan demonstrated a hernia through the mid-part of the right hemi-diaphragm, containing small bowel and omentum. A detailed history revealed that there had been trauma to(More)
This study compares the antiemetic effect of prochlorperazine in a buccal preparation with a control group as a preoperatively administered antiemetic. Fifty-two female day care patients undergoing gynaecological surgery or breast biopsy were studied. Patients were randomly allocated to two groups. Patients in group one received no antiemetic, while those(More)
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