A comparison of etidocaine and lidocaine for retrobulbar anesthesia.

@article{Smith1983ACO,
  title={A comparison of etidocaine and lidocaine for retrobulbar anesthesia.},
  author={P. H. Smith and E. Smith},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={
          569-74
        }
}
  • P. H. Smith, E. Smith
  • Published 1983
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • In this double-blind study of retrobulbar block for cataract surgery, 62 patients scheduled for cataract surgery were randomly assigned to treatment with either (1) lidocaine 2% with epinephrine 1:200,000 (21 patients); (2) etidocaine 1% plain (20 patients); or (3) etidocaine 1% with epinephrine 1:200,000 (21 patients). The time of onset of sensory and motor block after administration of the three drugs was the same. The duration of motor nerve block produced by etidocaine plain and by… CONTINUE READING

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