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Título: Conscious Sedation with Inhaled 50% Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Premix in Photodynamic Therapy Sessions for Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus Treatment
Autor: Cabete, J
Lestre, S
Campos, S
Palavras-chave: HSAC DER
Anesthetics, Inhalation/administration & dosage
Conscious Sedation
Nitrous Oxide/administration & dosage
Oxygen/administration & dosage
Photochemotherapy/methods
Reproducibility of Results
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus/drug therapy
Data: 2015
Editora: Scielo
Citação: An Bras Dermatol. 2015 Jan-Feb;90(1):120-2
Resumo: Photodynamic therapy has been described as an effective therapeutic option in selected cases of anogenital lichen sclerosus that are refractory to first-line treatments. However, procedure-related pain is a limiting factor in patient adherence to treatment. The authors report the case of a 75-year-old woman with highly symptomatic vulvar lichen sclerosus, successfully treated with photodynamic therapy. An inhaled 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen premix was administered during sessions, producing a pain-relieving, anxiolytic, and sedative effect without loss of consciousness. This ready-to-use gas mixture may be a well-tolerated and accepted alternative to classical anesthetics in Photodynamic therapy, facilitating patients' adherence to illumination of pain-prone areas.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.17/2005
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