Instituto Paranaense de Otorrinolaringologia

Local Anesthesia With Sedation for Cochlear Implant Surgery
ABSTRACT Objectives: The aim of this article is to illustrate the possibility of performing a cochlear implant with local anesthesia and sedation, the anesthesic technique and the advantages of that in comparison to a general anesthesia. [more...]  Materials and method: The investigators describe two successful surgeries done with local anesthesia, including the neural telemetry and the conditions the patient presented after the surgery, with a very good recovery and no complications during and after the procedure. Key words: local anesthesia, cochlear implant
Status: Completed Start Date: December 2009 Completion Date: December 2009

 

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