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Sub-Tenon's block reduces both intraoperative and postoperative analgesia requirement in vitreo-retinal surgery under general anaesthesia.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: We compared the effects of sub-Tenon's local anaesthetic block and placebo on peri-operative opioid requirement and cardiovascular stability and on postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing vitreo-retinal surgery under general anaesthesia. METHODS: We studied 43 patients undergoing vitreo-retinal surgery under general anaesthesia in a randomized double blind study. Patients received a standard general anaesthetic followed by a sub-Tenon's injecti...

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10.1017/s0265021503001571

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Journal:
European journal of anaesthesiology
Volume:
20
Issue:
12
Pages:
973-978
Publication date:
2003-12-05
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EISSN:
1365-2346
ISSN:
0265-0215
URN:
uuid:c6853372-d46a-42a3-bc3c-f38e25a4c52b
Source identifiers:
241412
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pubs:241412

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