Comparison between ropivacaine and bupivacaine in deep topical fornix nerve block anesthesia in patients undergoing cataract surgery by phacoemulsification

@inproceedings{Kashyap2018ComparisonBR,
  title={Comparison between ropivacaine and bupivacaine in deep topical fornix nerve block anesthesia in patients undergoing cataract surgery by phacoemulsification},
  author={Anshika Kashyap and Rahul Varshney and Govind Singh Titiyal and Ajay Kumar Sinha},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2018}
}
Purpose In this study, we intend to analyze ropivacaine and bupivacaine in various parameters during phacoemulsification under deep topical fornix nerve block (DTFNB), a known form of nerve block for phacoemulsification. Methods This prospective randomized study was conducted on 100 patients undergoing elective cataract surgery by phacoemulsification under DTFNB. Patients were divided into two equal groups of fifty patients each, Groups B (bupivacaine) and Group R (ropivacaine). Two sponges… CONTINUE READING