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Methods of anesthesia in eye surgery.
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PMID:  23288314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There are several methods for local and general anesthesia in ophthalmological surgery that attempt to provide a stress and pain-free operating environment for both patient and surgeon. The decision-making depends on medical as well as on ophthalmological criteria and jointly falls to ophthalmologists and anesthesiologists. Topical and injective anesthesia (with or without conscious sedation) are generally methods of choice but general anesthesia can be preferable or mandatory in patients with particular internal diseases, children, emergencies and for extended surgical procedures. Pre-emptive analgesia before the operation is a meaningful complement in ophthalmological anesthesia.
Authors:
C-L Schönfeld; M Reith
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0423     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologe     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206148     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologe     Country:  -    
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Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Augenklinik Herzog Carl Theodor, Nymphenburger Str. 43, 80335, München, Deutschland, cb.schoenfeld@gmx.net.
Vernacular Title:
Anästhesieverfahren in der Augenheilkunde.
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