Wound infiltration with local anaesthetics
for postoperative pain relief is a routine practice nowadays in many surgical procedures.
By adding potassium chloride, the duration of analgesia can be significantly increased when compared to local anaesthetic
alone group as addition of potassium ions outside a nerve cell causes reduction of the resting membrane potential and causes conduction blockade.
"A facelift under local anaesthetic
costs around PS4000 compared to PS6000 under general anaesthetic including overnight stay in hospital."
The latest treatment, called Venaseal, involves no heat and only one local anaesthetic
The ester group of local anaesthetic
agents include: cocaine, chloroprocaine, procaine and tetracaine.
They found some improvement in the degree of macroscopic inflammation at the areas where local anaesthetics
were applied; however, those findings were not supported by microscopic findings.
* allergy or sensitivity to local anaesthetic
agents including lidocaine (lignocaine), bupivacaine, levobupivacaine or ropivacaine
Those without as much experience can take over an hour, which would be difficult using just a local anaesthetic
." He said there had been a lot of interest in America, but added: "I think they will be bit wary of using local anaesthetic
because of the culture of litigation.
Lidocaine-based Lignospan Special is the most commonly used dental local anaesthetic
Patients in group B received local anaesthetic
infiltration at incision wound with 0.25% bupivacaine (10ml) at the end of surgery and frequency of analgesic requirement (Inj.
There have been numerous studies done in medicine where precooling has been used to relieve pain from a local anaesthetic
injection, and prevent oedema.
Is the procedure carried out under local anaesthetic
?" I drove home after my treatment Cafe manager Louise Stoker, 43, a married mum of two from Croydon, London, had the Venaseal procedure last June.