irrigation

Irrigation

Intra-operative surgical site irrigation (lavage) is common practice in surgical procedures.

Irrigation solution

Hydrogen peroxide irrigation is commonly utilised in neurosurgical procedures and non-neurosurgical procedures for its bacteriocidal and hemostatic effect 1).


1)
Prabhakar H, Rath GP, Dash HH Bradycardia following hydrogen peroxide irrigation during posterior fossa surgery. Anaesthesia 2006;61:914
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