Posterior lingual lidocaine: a novel method to improve tolerance in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Soweid, Assaad M; Yaghi, Shadi R; Jamali, Faek R; Kobeissy, Abdallah A A; Mallat, Mich E; Hussein, Rola; Ayoub, Chakib M


  • To evaluate the effect of posterior lingual lidocaine swab on patient tolerance to esophagogastroduodenoscopy, the ease of performance of the procedure, and to determine if such use will reduce the need for intravenous sedation.

publication date

  • 2011

published in

start page

  • 5191

end page

  • 6


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