Nitrous oxide for pain management during in-office hysteroscopic sterilization: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether inhaled nitrous oxide with oxygen (N
STUDY DESIGN: This double blinded randomized controlled trial enrolled women undergoing in-office hysteroscopic sterilization. All participants received pre-procedure intramuscular ketorolac and a standardized paracervical block. The intervention group also received N
RESULTS: Seventy-two women, 36 per study arm, were randomized. Mean age of participants was 34.1±5.7 years and mean BMI was 30.1±6.6kg/m
IMPLICATIONS: Given its safety and favorable side effect profile, N
Schneider, Emily N; Regan Riley; Eve Espey; Shiraz I Mishra; and Rameet H Singh.
"Nitrous oxide for pain management during in-office hysteroscopic sterilization: a randomized controlled trial.."