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To Compare the Effects of Pre-Incisional Peri-Tonsillar Infiltration of Levobupivacaine 0.25% and Levobupivacaine 0.25% with Dexmedetomidine 1μg/kg in Children undergoing Tonsillectomy for Post-Operative Analgesia


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1 VIMS, Ballari, India

Pain after tonsillectomy is severe, and often it increases with swallowing. 67% of the children at home recalled severe pain experience in the hospital. Local anaesthetic peri tonsillar infiltration with general anaesthesia found to improve the operative conditions and provides excellent post-operative analgesia.

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Peri-Tonsillar Infiltration, Levobupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine.
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  • To Compare the Effects of Pre-Incisional Peri-Tonsillar Infiltration of Levobupivacaine 0.25% and Levobupivacaine 0.25% with Dexmedetomidine 1μg/kg in Children undergoing Tonsillectomy for Post-Operative Analgesia

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Arunkumar Halli
VIMS, Ballari, India
M. Dinesh
VIMS, Ballari, India
S. Balabhaskar
VIMS, Ballari, India
D. Srinivasalu
VIMS, Ballari, India

Abstract


Pain after tonsillectomy is severe, and often it increases with swallowing. 67% of the children at home recalled severe pain experience in the hospital. Local anaesthetic peri tonsillar infiltration with general anaesthesia found to improve the operative conditions and provides excellent post-operative analgesia.

Keywords


Peri-Tonsillar Infiltration, Levobupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP094