Lidocaine given intravenously improves conditions for laryngeal mask airway insertion during propofol target-controlled infusion.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Patient response to laryngeal mask airway insertion during propofol induction depends on many factors. Lidocaine has been used to reduce cardiovascular responses, coughing, and bucking induced by tracheal intubation. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of intravenous lidocaine on laryngeal mask airway insertion… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e32831dcd4d

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