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Intraocular pressure (IOP) has recently received much attention during anaesthesia in children.1
The effect of anaesthetic procedures on IOP has been well documented during non-ophthalmic surgery, and is unrelated to changes in blood pressure or heart rate.2–4 Moreover, many studies have shown an increase in IOP during laparoscopic surgery in adults,2 5 but to date, there have not been any studies in a paediatric population. For this reason, we decided to perform a study to see if there is any correlation between IOP, anaesthesia and surgery technique in children.
In our study, concerning children without any ocular pathologies, there were no IOP variations related to the premedication, anaesthesia technique …
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