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Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics

Local anesthetics are being increasingly applied in different surgeries. Lower side effects of neuroaxial anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and field block, in comparison to general anesthesia (volatile and intravenous agents), are the main reasons why physicians prefer to conduct surgeries under local anesthesia, especially in outpatient and day care surgeries. It is important to emphasize the presence of an anesthesiologist, and vigilant monitoring of the homodynamic parameters, in decreasing a patient's anxiety, exerting other modalities for analgesia and increasing the safety margin in many procedures.

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Clinical Use of Local AnestheticsEdited by Asadoliah Saadatniaki

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1225

ISBN: 978-953-51-0430-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6942-0

Copyright year: 2012

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1. A New and Enhanced Version of Local Anesthetics in Dentistry

By Tülin Satılmış, Onur Gönül, Hasan Garip and Kamil Göker


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2. Local Anesthesia for Cosmetic Procedures

By Dhepe V. Niteen


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3. Repair of Incisional Hernias of the Midline Under Local Anesthesia in an Ambulatory Basis

By Alberto F. Acevedo


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4. Urological Surgical Procedures Under Local Anesthesia

By M. Hammad Ather, Ammara Mushtaq and M. Nasir Sulaiman


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5. Local Anesthesia for the Prostate Gland

By Allison Glass, Sanoj Punnen and Katsuto Shinohara


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6. Achilles Tendon Repair Under Local Anesthesia

By Andrej Čretnik


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7. The Use of Topical Cream Anesthetics in Office Procedures of the External Genitalia

By Kostis Gyftopoulos


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