Michael van der Burght

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Lidocaine is often used as a topical analgesic prior to painful procedures performed in the oral cavity and upper airways. In this study the optimal time interval for performance of painful procedures in the oral cavity and the upper airways was determined by spraying lidocaine solution on the mucous membranes of the mouth with subsequent measurements of(More)
Lidocaine spray is used as a topical analgesic prior to minor surgical procedures performed on genital mucosa. In this study onset and duration of hypoalgesia on the genital mucosa was investigated by spraying lidocaine solution on the mucous membranes of female genitals with subsequent measurements of pin prick pain thresholds induced by argon laser(More)
PURPOSE The long-term success rate of dilation and/or internal urethrotomy is low in cases of recurrent urethral stricture. We investigated the ability of the Memokath™ 044TW stent to maintain urethral patency after dilation or internal urethrotomy for recurrent urethral stricture. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 92 patients with recurrent bulbar(More)
The topical anaesthetic formulation EMLA cream (eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics) is increasingly used prior to minor painful procedures performed on genital mucosa. The aim of the present study was to gain knowledge about the correlation between duration of application of EMLA and duration of analgesia. Three different application times--5, 10 and 20(More)
The aim of this double-blind, placebo-controlled study was to evaluate the effect of intravenously administered morphine in humans using an argon laser to induce experimental pain. Thirty volunteers were randomised to receive a total of 0.15 mg.kg-1 morphine intravenously or saline. The argon laser was used to determine the possible change in warmth(More)
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