Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, March 19th, 2006
Anesthesiologists in Turkey conducted a "prospective, placebo-controlled, randomized, and double-blinded study" to "compare the effects of lidocaine and methylprednisolone on postoperative respiratory complications caused by short-term laryngeal surgery by way of rigid laryngoscope under general anesthesia."
"The effects of these drugs on recovery from anesthesia" were also compared, noted I.S. Kocamanoglu and coauthors at Ondokuz Mayis University. "One hundred American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I to II patients over 20 years of age...
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