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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2006.02095.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
  • 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.