Sedation With Meperidine for Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.

@article{Ando2010SedationWM,
  title={Sedation With Meperidine for Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.},
  author={Katsutoshi Ando and Yoshihiro Ohkuni and Motoji Fukazawa and Masaru Abe and Akihiko Takeshi and Norihiro Kaneko},
  journal={Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={329-33}
}
BACKGROUND Although endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) has become increasingly available and more widely used for the diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node lesions, there are few reports regarding methods of anesthesia. We conducted a retrospective study assessing the efficacy of meperidine (MP) for EBUS-TBNA. METHODS Sixty cases that underwent EBUS-TBNA between January 2006 and December 2009 at the Kameda Medical Center were retrospectively analyzed… CONTINUE READING