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Citation Information : Abhinay A. PG - 34: Comparison of peribulbar anesthesia with sub-tenon's in manual small incision cataract surgery. 2018; 7 (1):49-49.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-06-2018
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).
Aim: Comparison of peribulbar anaesthesia with sub-Tenon's anaesthesia in manual small incision cataract surgeryin relation totime of onset of akinesia, extraocular movements, and pain at the time of administration. Methodology: Arandomized comparative study of 113 patients of which 57 patients received peribulbar anaesthesia and 56 patients received Sub- Tenon's anaesthesia. Results: The average time of onset of akinesia with sub-Tenon's anaesthesia was 2.78±0.958minutes and peribulbar anaesthesia was 9.96±2.141minutes. The difference was statistically significant (p=0.00). Peribulbar anaesthesia ranked higher on pain score (5.12±1.255) at the time of administration compared to Sub Tenon's anaesthesia (3.77±1.716), the difference being statistically significant (p=0.00). Conclusion: Sub-Tenon's anaesthesia is a safe and effective substitute for peribulbar anaesthesia.
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