LidoSite™ Topical System
comprised of the
LidoSite ™ Patch
(Lidocaine HCl / Epinephrine topical iontophoretic patch) 10%/0.1%
LidoSite ™ Controller
The LidoSite™ Topical System (LidoSite™ System) consists of a LidoSite™ Patch and a LidoSite™ Controller, a portable microprocessor-controlled battery-powered DC current source. The LidoSite™ System delivers lidocaine and epinephrine simultaneously by topical iontophoresis to achieve dermal analgesia on intact skin. Iontophoresis is based on the principle that a soluble salt or drug can be transported across the skin barrier as a part of an electric current induced in the skin.
LidoSite™ System is a topical local anesthetic delivery system indicated for use on normal intact skin to provide local analgesia for superficial dermatological procedures such as venipuncture, intravenous cannulation, and laser ablation of superficial skin lesions.
LidoSite™ System is indicated for use on patients 5 years of age and older.
Media Articles Related to Lidosite (Lidocaine / Epinephrine Iontophoresis)
Patients With Sleep Apnea Undergoing Joint Replacement Have Improved Outcomes With Regional Anesthesia
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2013.05.07]
Using regional anesthesia instead of general anesthesia in patients with sleep apnea undergoing total joint replacement decreases major complications by 17%, according to a study published online, ahead of print, in the journal Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine...
Lower Rates Of Complications In Hip And Knee Replacement Using Regional Anesthesia Technique
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2013.05.03]
A highly underutilized anesthesia technique called neuraxial anesthesia, also known as spinal or epidural anesthesia, improves outcomes in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery...
General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2013.05.02]
Title: General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia
Category: Health News
Created: 5/1/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Success Rates Of Turning Breech Babies Increased By Anesthesia, Delivery Costs Reduced
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2013.04.22]
When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down to enable a safer vaginal birth. In the past, women were not given anesthesia during the turning procedure, which requires the physician to push on the woman's abdomen while monitoring the baby with ultrasound...
Development Of Wisdom Teeth In Children May Be Affected By Dental Anesthesia
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2013.04.05]
Researchers from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine have discovered a statistical association between the injection of local dental anesthesia given to children ages two to six and evidence of missing lower wisdom teeth...
Clinical Trials Related to Lidosite (Lidocaine / Epinephrine Iontophoresis)
Gluing Lacerations Utilizing Epinephrine [Recruiting]
Minor lacerations are a commonly treated injury in the paediatric emergency department .
Over the past decade, standard closure of these lacerations has evolved from suture repair
to closure with tissue adhesive (also referred to as "skin glue"). Local anaesthetic is not
routinely used during application of skin glue as it was with sutures. There are, however,
several potential advantages to pre-treating wounds with topical LET
(Lidocaine-Epinephrine-Tetracaine), a liquid gel with anaesthetic and vasoconstrictive
properties. Some believe LET can improve patient comfort, increase the ease of glue
application, and lead to better healing when used on lacerations being repaired with tissue
adhesive. This study aims to address the question of whether or not pre-treatment with LET
improves outcomes in minor lacerations repaired with skin glue. The primary hypothesis is
that pre-treatment of minor lacerations with LET will decrease pain (as measured on a Visual
Analog Scale) during repair with tissue adhesive.
Comparison of Epinephrine-lidocaine Solution and Dexmedetomidine -Lidocaine Solution [Not yet recruiting]
Scalp infiltration with Epinephrine- containing lidocaine solution is common method for
craniotomy but it may result in transient but significant hypotension in patients undergoing
neurosurgery. Dexmedetomidine, a potent alpha2 adrenoceptor agonist which dose-dependently
reduces arterial blood pressure and heart rate, decreases the hemodynamic and catecholamine
response, and dexmedetomidine has an effect of peripheral vasoconstriction thus it is thus
theologically appropriate for reducing bleeding during scalp incision in craniotomy.
The aim of this study is to compare the effect of dexmedetomidine-lidocaine solution on
hemodynamic response, scalp bleeding to epinephrine-lidocaine solution.