Published in Drug Week, March 10th, 2006
"Congenital obstruction of the lacrimal drainage system is present in approximately 6% of newborns," anesthesiologists in India explained. "Syringing and probing is one of the common interventional modalities for this condition."
"Current literature states that syringing and probing is performed best with general anesthesia with tracheal intubation," noted R.A. Sunder and colleagues at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. In a recent study, they evaluated "a technique to improve the...
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