Dose response of topical anesthetic on laryngeal neuromuscular electrical transmission.

@article{Chitkara2005DoseRO,
  title={Dose response of topical anesthetic on laryngeal neuromuscular electrical transmission.},
  author={Ajay E Chitkara and Tanya K. Meyer and Anthony Cultrara and Andrew Blitzer},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2005},
  volume={114 11},
  pages={819-21}
}
OBJECTIVES Our purpose was to determine the effect of a dose response to decreasing concentrations of topical anesthetic upon laryngeal neuromuscular electrical transmission. METHODS We performed a prospective study at a neurolaryngology referral center. Forty-three patients were divided into 5 groups. Each patient underwent laryngeal electromyography (EMG) of a thyroarytenoid muscle before and 60 seconds after topical laryngotracheal lidocaine hydrochloride, normal saline solution, or… CONTINUE READING

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