Journal article

Baby Shampoo versus Commercial Anti-fogging Solution to Prevent Fogging during Nasal Endoscopy: A Randomized Double-Blinded, Matched-Pair, Equivalent Trial.

Seksun Chainansamit, Patorn Piromchai, Intira Anantpinijwatna, Pornthep Kasemsiri, Sanguansak Thanaviratananich

Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To compare the minimization of the fog condensation during nasal endoscopy between a commercial anti-fogging agent and baby shampoo. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This randomized double-blinded matched pair study was conducted at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University during February 4, 2013 to March 14, 2013. The commercial anti-fogging solution (Ultrastop®) and baby shampoo solution (Johnson's® no more tear®) were compared. A computer generated randomization was performed to select the solution applying on the lens for nasal endoscopy of the right nasal cavity. The other solution was then used for the left one. Three passes of endoscopy were perf..

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