The efficacy of intravenous or peritonsillar infiltration of ketamine for postoperative pain relief in children following adenotonsillectomy


Dal D., Celebi N., Elvan E. G. , Celiker V., Aypar U.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.17, no.3, pp.263-269, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2006.02095.x
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-269

Abstract

Background: A few previous studies have suggested the efficacy of i.v. ketamine for postoperative pain relief in children after adenotonsillectomy, but none has investigated the efficacy of peritonsillar infiltration of ketamine in these children.