Implantation of venous access devices under local anesthesia: patients’ satisfaction with oral lorazepam

  title={Implantation of venous access devices under local anesthesia: patients’ satisfaction with oral lorazepam},
  author={De-Hua Chang and S. Hiss and L. Herich and I. Becker and K. Mammadov and M. Franke and A. Mpotsaris and R. Kleinert and T. Persigehl and D. Maintz and C. Bangard},
  journal={Patient preference and adherence},
  pages={943 - 949}
  • De-Hua Chang, S. Hiss, +8 authors C. Bangard
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Patient preference and adherence
  • Objective The aim of the study reported here was to evaluate patients’ satisfaction with implantation of venous access devices under local anesthesia (LA) with and without additional oral sedation. Materials and methods A total of 77 patients were enrolled in the prospective descriptive study over a period of 6 months. Subcutaneous implantable venous access devices through the subclavian vein were routinely implanted under LA. Patients were offered an additional oral sedative (lorazepam) before… CONTINUE READING
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