Efeito do propofol na pressão intra-ocular

Efeito do propofol na pressão intra-ocular

Autores:

Roberto Freire Santiago Malta,
Arnaldo Cardamone Amêndola,
Marcos Chaves Barbosa,
Paulo Yutaka Ohara

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.60 no.2 São Paulo abr. 1997

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19970081

SUMMARY

The authors studied the intraocular pressure (JOP) behaviour of the fellow eyes in a group of patients submitted to cataract surgery under peribulbar anesthesia and propofol intravenous injection.It was observed a decrease of 45% of the JOP value, 2 and 4 minutes after propofol injection.

The authors discuss a possible effect of propofol preventing the increase of the IOP that can occur a peri ar retrobulbar injection.

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