The effect of sub-Tenon lidocaine injection on emergence agitation after general anaesthesia in paediatric strabismus surgery.

@article{Seo2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of sub-Tenon lidocaine injection on emergence agitation after general anaesthesia in paediatric strabismus surgery.},
  author={Il-Sook Seo and Chae-Rim Seong and Gul Jung and Sang-Jin Park and Sae Yeon Kim and Myung Mi Kim},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={334-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Sevoflurane is widely used for paediatric anaesthesia. However, many cases of emergence agitation after sevoflurane anaesthesia have been reported and pain was suggested as a major contributing factor. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of sub-Tenon lidocaine injection on emergence agitation in children receiving sevoflurane or propofol-remifentanil anaesthesia. METHODS We enrolled 260 children, aged 4-10 years, who were scheduled for strabismus… CONTINUE READING
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