New lidocaine lozenge as topical anesthesia compared to lidocaine viscous oral solution before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

@inproceedings{Mogensen2012NewLL,
  title={New lidocaine lozenge as topical anesthesia compared to lidocaine viscous oral solution before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  author={Stine Mogensen and Charlotte Vagn-Hansen Treldal and Erik Feldager and Sylvia Pulis and Jette Jacobsen and Ove Andersen and Mette Rasmussen},
  booktitle={Local and regional anesthesia},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect and acceptance of a new lidocaine lozenge compared with a lidocaine viscous oral solution as a pharyngeal anesthetic before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGE), a diagnostic procedure commonly performed worldwide during which many patients experience severe discomfort mostly because of the gag reflex. PARTICIPANTS The single-blinded, randomized, controlled study involved 110 adult patients undergoing diagnostic UGE at the Department of Gastroenterology… CONTINUE READING

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