S-5 Anesthesia and Hemostasis in Microsurgery

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CE Credits: 1.0

Course Description: 

Anesthesia is key to all endodontic procedures including endodontic microsurgery. Local anesthetics is the first line of phamacological management of anesthesia in microsurgery. However, other means of anesthesia should be known. In addition to anesthesia, hemostasis is critical during endodontic microsurgery. Several local measures are available today for microsurgery. Achieving adequate hemostasis can be challenging in some patients.This session will discuss the different means by which anesthesia and hemostasis in microsurgery can be achieved as well as consider factors that affect both this outcomes.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the basis of using different phamacological measures to obtain adequate anesthesia in endodontic microsurgery.
  • Be aware of the existing local measures that can be employed to achieve appropriate hemostasis for endodontic microsurgery
  • Understand the factors affecting adequate anesthesia and hemostasis in microsurgery


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5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available

Nikita Ruparel, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

AAE20 Program Chair

Associate Professor and Director of Advanced Education Program in Endodontics at UT Health San Antonio. My research interests include pain biology and sex differences in pain.

Disclosure: I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.