Media Articles Related to Laryng-O-Jet (Lidocaine Topical)
Are the cognitive side effects of anesthesia overlooked?
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.19]
Although guidelines are commonly in place to minimize pain-related side effects of anesthesia, a new survey finds that less attention is paid to the risk of cognitive side effects.
For pediatric knee surgery, regional anesthesia reduces pain, speeds recovery
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.14]
A recent study of an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique, called femoral nerve block, shows that it leads to less opioid use and allows the majority of patients to go home within hours of...
Dopamine release from ventral tegmental area may help speed emergence from anesthesia, avoid complications
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.07.31]
Stimulating one of two dopamine-producing regions in the brain was able to arouse animals receiving general anesthesia with either isoflurane or propofol.
The disruptive effects of anesthesia on brain cell connections are likely temporary
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.07.30]
A study of juvenile rat brain cells suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on the connections between brain cells are temporary.
'Ramp control' algorithm simplifies preoperative test for patients with severe sleep apnea
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
New anesthesia technique helps show cause of obstruction in sleep apneaA simplified anesthesia procedure may enable more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway...
Published Studies Related to Laryng-O-Jet (Lidocaine Topical)
Cervical lidocaine for IUD insertional pain: a randomized controlled trial. 
intracervical 2% lidocaine gel for pain relief with IUD insertion... CONCLUSION: Topical or intracervical 2% lidocaine gel prior to IUD insertion does
Treatment for postoperative wound pain in gynecologic laparoscopic surgery:
topical lidocaine patches. 
CONCLUSIONS: Topical lidocaine patches at the laparoscopic port sites reduced
Lidocaine/tetracaine patch (Rapydan) for topical anaesthesia before arterial
access: a double-blind, randomized trial. 
non-inferior to subcutaneous local anaesthetic... CONCLUSIONS: Both the lidocaine/tetracaine patch and subcutaneous injection of
Intracervical lidocaine gel for intrauterine device insertion: a randomized
controlled trial. 
decreased insertion pain compared to placebo... CONCLUSIONS: Intracervical 2% lidocaine gel does not decrease IUD insertion pain.
Propofol sedation alone or in combination with pharyngeal lidocaine anesthesia for routine upper GI endoscopy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial. [2011.12]
BACKGROUND: In patients undergoing routine upper EGD, propofol is increasingly used without pharyngeal anesthesia because of its excellent sedative properties. It is unclear whether this practice is non-inferior in regard to ease of endoscopic intubation and patient comfort. OBJECTIVE: To assess the relevance of local pharyngeal anesthesia regarding the ease of EGD performance in patients sedated with propofol as monotherapy... CONCLUSION: Topical pharyngeal anesthesia reduces the gag reflex in patients sedated with propofol even though it does not seem to have an influence on the ease of the procedure and on patient or endoscopist satisfaction in adequately sedated patients. (Clinical trial registration number: NCT01081002.). Copyright (c) 2011 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Clinical Trials Related to Laryng-O-Jet (Lidocaine Topical)
Comparison of the Total Dose and Efficacy of Two Lidocaine Concentrations Needed for Cutaneous Surgery Local Anesthesia [Completed]
The purpose of the study will be to demonstrate whether Mohs micrographic surgery can be
performed with a lower total dose of local anesthesia (and greater patient safety) when using
0. 5% lidocaine with 1: 200,000 epinephrine versus 1% lidocaine with 1: 100,000 epinephrine.
J-Tip® Jet Injection of 1% Buffered Lidocaine or Saline Versus 4% Lidocaine Cream Before Venipuncture or IV Insertion [Not yet recruiting]
To measure and compare pain associated with venipuncture and peripheral intravenous catheter
insertion among pediatric emergency department patients randomized to treatment with one of
three different pain-reduction strategies: J-Tip® jet injection of 1% buffered lidocaine,
J-Tip® jet injection of sterile saline, or application of 4% lidocaine topical cream. The
investigators hypothesize that J-Tip® jet injection of 1% buffered lidocaine will provide
superior local anesthesia compared to saline or lidocaine cream.
Lidocaine and Ketamine in Abdominal Surgery [Recruiting]
This study is being done to determine if combined infusions of lidocaine and ketamine is
better than a lidocaine or ketamine infusion alone, or to placebo in improving recovery
after abdominal hysterectomy. Participants will be randomized into one of four groups.
Evaluations will be done through walking tests, pain and fatigue questionnaires and blood
A Study to Characterize the Phenotype in Patients With Morton's Neuroma and to Explore the Effect of Local Administration of Xylocaine (Lidocaine) [Recruiting]
To characterize the phenotype in patients with Morton's neuroma and to explore the effect of
local administration of Xylocaine (lidocaine)
Lidocaine Lubricant in Pediatric Urethral Catheterization [Completed]
In Emergency Departments (ED) across the nation there is renewed interest in finding ways to
alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with many of the procedures that children must
undergo. In a policy by the American Academy of Pediatrics, a nationally recognized advocate
for children, physicians are urged to advocate for child-specific research in pain management
and the effective use of pain medication to ensure compassionate and competent management of
pain. (AAP Statement, 2001) Pediatric urethral catheterizations are one such procedure in
which children experience significant pain.(11) In present care, children over 2 months of
age do not routinely receive intervention for urethral catheterization related anxiety and
pain, and, anecdotal reports suggest that most require physical restraint to complete the
procedure. Lidocaine is an anesthetic agent that provides relief from pain during many
commonly performed ED procedures. Intraurethral Lidocaine has been shown to decrease pain
associated with urethral catheter placement in cystograms, however, Lidocaine is not
routinely used for urethral catheterizations in the CHOA ED.
This study aims to investigate the potential use of Lidocaine as an anesthetic agent during
urethral catheterization of children. Recently, two specific studies were performed
investigating the use of Lidocaine to decrease discomfort associated with urethral
catheterization. Using the strengths of both previously published studies, our study will use
Lidocaine both topically and instilled into the urethra. Investigators plan to perform a
prospective three-arm double-blinded randomized clinical trial investigating the
effectiveness of Lidocaine jelly as a analgesic when used as a lubricant for urinary
catheterization. Investigators aim to demonstrate that Lidocaine used as a lubricant
anesthetic for urethral catheterization will provide a safe, time-efficient, and relatively
easy way to decrease pediatric pain in the emergency department setting.