Methemoglobinemia related to topical benzocaine use: Is it time to reconsider the empiric use of topical anesthesia before sedated EGD?

Naresh T. Gunaratnam, Enrique Vazquez-Sequeiros, Christopher J. Gostout, Glenn L. Alexander

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)692-693
Number of pages2
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume52
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2000

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Methemoglobinemia related to topical benzocaine use : Is it time to reconsider the empiric use of topical anesthesia before sedated EGD? / Gunaratnam, Naresh T.; Vazquez-Sequeiros, Enrique; Gostout, Christopher J.; Alexander, Glenn L.

In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2000, p. 692-693.

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Gunaratnam, Naresh T. ; Vazquez-Sequeiros, Enrique ; Gostout, Christopher J. ; Alexander, Glenn L. / Methemoglobinemia related to topical benzocaine use : Is it time to reconsider the empiric use of topical anesthesia before sedated EGD?. In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2000 ; Vol. 52, No. 5. pp. 692-693.
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