Anesthesia for Office Procedures

Sean X. Wang, C. Blake Simpson

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The purpose of this article is to provide otolaryngologists with specific instructions on how to adequately perform topical anesthesia for the most commonly performed laryngeal office-based procedures. In this article, patient selection, lidocaine dosing and safety, and patient monitoring are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-19
Number of pages7
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2013


  • Flexible laryngoscopy
  • Laryngeal lesions
  • Office-based procedures
  • Topical lidocaine
  • Tracheoscopy
  • Transnasal laryngoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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