Journal Watch - Remifentanil
Local Anesthetic for PD Catheter Placement
A study of 27 people tested the feasibility of using mepivacaine 1% (which lasts longer than lidocaine) plus sedation with Remifentanil for PD catheter placement. None of the 27 needed to convert to general anesthesia, and all of the catheters worked with no leakage.
Read the abstract » | (added 2021-11-12)