Topical concentrated epinephrine (1:1000) does not cause acute cardiovascular changes during endoscopic sinus surgery.

@article{Gunaratne2016TopicalCE,
  title={Topical concentrated epinephrine (1:1000) does not cause acute cardiovascular changes during endoscopic sinus surgery.},
  author={Dakshika A Gunaratne and Henry P Barham and Jenna M. Christensen and Daman D S Bhatia and Aldo Cassol Stamm and Richard J Harvey},
  journal={International forum of allergy & rhinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          135-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Topical epinephrine is used in endoscopic sinonasal surgery for local vasoconstriction. Potential for cardiovascular complications remains a concern for some due to the possibility of systemic absorption. Topical vs injected epinephrine was examined in a prospective analysis of perioperative cardiovascular effects, and in an audit of cardiovascular complications during endoscopic sinonasal surgery. METHODS A prospective cohort study of patients undergoing endoscopic sinonasal… CONTINUE READING
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