Harvesting Buccal Mucosa Graft Under Local Infiltration Analgesia—Mitigating Need for General Anesthesia

      For buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty, nasal or oral endotracheal intubation anesthesia is used for harvesting the graft from the oral cavity. A technique of graft harvesting under local anesthesia using 2% lidocaine solution with adrenaline (1:200 000) is described. This method requires a cooperative patient but saves the morbidity of general anesthesia.
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