Preoperative peritonsillar infiltration of dexamethasone and levobupivacaine reduces pediatric post-tonsillectomy pain: a double-blind prospective randomized clinical trial

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Preoperative corticosteroids reduce post-tonsillectomy morbidities. The present study was performed to compare the effect of peritonsillar dexamethasone infiltration to intravenous injection together with peritonsillar levobupivacaine infiltration before tonsillectomy on postoperative pain in children. One hundred twenty children, ASA I–II, aged 6–12 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00540-013-1638-0

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