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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Efficacy and Safety of Retrobulbar Blockade of 0.5% Ropivacaine During Eyeball Enucleation Surgery in Children with Retinoblastoma

  • Open or CloseBelousova EI1, Matinyan NV1,2, Ushakova TL1,3* and Polyakov VG1,3

    1Blokhin National Medical Research Center of Oncology, Russia

    2Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Russia

    3Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Russia

    *Corresponding author: Ushakova TL, Blokhin National Medical Research Center of Oncology, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Moscow, Russia

Submission: February 20, 2020; Published: March 12, 2020

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume4 Issue3


Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignant tumor in children. The annual incidence is 10-14 people under the age of 5 years [1]. Eye removal is performed in the presence of a massive lesion of the retina and vitreous body; secondary glaucoma; tumor invasion into the anterior chamber; hemophthalmia and with the failure of organ-preserving treatment [2- 4]. Enucleation in children is performed under general anesthesia (OA) and is accompanied by a high incidence of oculocardial reflex (OCR), as well as postoperative nausea, vomiting (PONV) and agitation [5].

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