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JNA Ajuluchukwu

Evaluation of Haemodynamic Changes in Hypertensive Patients During Tooth Extraction Under Local Anaesthesia

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91–5
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The haemodynamic changes induced by injecting 2% lignocaine with adrenaline in patients with controlled hypertension during tooth extraction is within normal range and is not different from that induced by 2% lignocaine without adrenaline.

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Objective: This study was conducted to determine the changes in blood pressure and the pulse rate of patients with controlled hypertension having dental extraction under local anaesthesia utilizing 2% lignocaine with adrenaline, and to evaluate whether these changes in blood pressure were are attributable to addition of adrenaline.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013
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