Post-frenotomy Methemoglobinemia Associated with Mepivacaine Use in a 3 Day Old

@inproceedings{Avarello2013PostfrenotomyMA,
  title={Post-frenotomy Methemoglobinemia Associated with Mepivacaine Use in a 3 Day Old},
  author={Jahn T Avarello and Amit Gupta and Robert A. Silverman},
  year={2013}
}
Although neonatal frenotomy is not a new procedure, there seems to be an increased incidence over the past decade. Even with some controversy over the utility of the procedure and its benefits to the breast-feeding child, more neonates are being referred for ankyloglossia related frenulum repairs as breast-feeding has gained popularity. The frenulum is… CONTINUE READING