Prospective study of a single treatment strategy for local tumescent anesthesia in Muller phlebectomy.

@article{Krasznai2015ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of a single treatment strategy for local tumescent anesthesia in Muller phlebectomy.},
  author={Attila G. Krasznai and Tim A Sigterman and Charelle E Willems and Peter Dekkers and Maarten G. J. Snoeijs and Cees H. A. Wittens and Cees-Jan Sikkink and Lee H. Bouwman},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={586-93}
}
BACKGROUND Ambulatory Muller phlebectomy for varicose veins can be performed under local anesthesia. However, subcutaneous injection of local tumescent anesthetics may cause discomfort because of acidity of the solution. Addition of sodium bicarbonate lowers the acidity of anesthetic solutions, which might cause less pain. The objective of this study was to… CONTINUE READING