Lidocaine Infiltration versus Intravenous Fentanyl for Preventing the Hemodynamic Response to Pin Insertion in Craniotomy Patients : A Transcranial Doppler study

@inproceedings{Zohry2008LidocaineIV,
  title={Lidocaine Infiltration versus Intravenous Fentanyl for Preventing the Hemodynamic Response to Pin Insertion in Craniotomy Patients : A Transcranial Doppler study},
  author={Gomaa Zohry and Hazem A H Hosny and Dalia Nabil and Mona T. El-Ghoneimy},
  year={2008}
}
Background: This study was designed to compare local anesthetic infiltration of the scalp with lidocaine to prior administration of intravenous fentanyl as methods of preventing hemodynamic alterations associated with pin insertion in craniotomy surgery. Methods: Thirty patients undergoing supratentorial tumor surgery were randomly allocated into two equal groups. Anesthesia was standardized in the two groups using propofol, fentanyl and atracurium for induction and sevoflurane-atracurium for… CONTINUE READING
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