Plasma potassium changes in hypertensive patients undergoing oral surgery with local anesthetics containing epinephrine.

@article{Meechan1997PlasmaPC,
  title={Plasma potassium changes in hypertensive patients undergoing oral surgery with local anesthetics containing epinephrine.},
  author={John Gerard Meechan},
  journal={Anesthesia progress},
  year={1997},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={106-9}
}
Blood pressure, heart rate, and plasma potassium concentration were measured before and 10 min following the injection of 4.4 ml of 2% lidocaine with 1:80,000 epinephrine in 14 patients receiving treatment for hypertension. Patients were divided into two groups. Group 1 was receiving treatment with non-potassium-sparing diuretics and group 2 was being… CONTINUE READING