Comparison of topical lignocaine gel and fentanyl for perioperative analgesia in children undergoing cataract surgery.


BACKGROUND Opioids continue to remain the primary analgesics in children undergoing ophthalmic surgery, and their use may be associated with adverse effects like vomiting and respiratory depression. Topical anesthesia avoids these adverse effects and also complications of regional blocks. We designed this study to verify whether topical anesthesia with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2008.02902.x

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