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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
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.
Peri-Tonsillar Infiltration, Levobupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine.
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