Volume 4 Issue 5 (September - October), 2018

Original Articles

To Determine te Efficacy of Adrenaline in Local Anaesthetic amongst Diabetic subjects undergoing Dental Extraction
Vikas Berwal, Bansilal Beniwal, Neeraj Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Kapil Ahuja

Background: Diabetes is of two types- Juvenile diabetes mellitus, which is genetic in type and there is autoimmune demolition of beta cells of pancreas and adult type diabetes mellitus in which there is body’s conflict to insulin.Therefore, the aim of the present study is to evaluate the action of epinephrine in diabetic patient undergoing dental extraction. Materials and methods: The observational prospective study was conducted in the Oral and maxillofacial surgery Department in institute. The study enrolled a total of 200 subjectsthat reported to the hospital for the rationale of dental extraction. The study was conducted for a period of 8 months. Levels of glucose in blood were measured before administrating local anaesthesia, after giving local anaesthesia and after extraction of teeth. The glucose levels were estimated using electronic glucometer.All the data was arranged in a tabulated form and analysed using SPSS software. The results were compared using student t test. Result: The patients were aged between 26-52 years. The mean age of the patients was 38.24 +/- 8.84 years.The mean levels of glucose before LA administration was 197.34+/-30.09 and after LA administration was 199.58+/- 30.43. There was no significant difference in the glucose levels. Conclusion: Epinephrine exerts no significant action on healthy and diabetic patients.
Keywords: Adrenaline,  diabetes, extraction, glucose.

Received: 13 May 2018                 Revised: 16 September2018             Accepted: 21September 2018

Corresponding author: Dr.Kapil Ahuja, MDS , Department of Oral and Maxillofacial M S Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital , Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

This article may be cited as: Berwal V, Beniwal B, Kumar N, Kumar P, Kumar V, Ahuja K. To Determine the Efficacy of Adrenaline in Local Anaesthetic amongst Diabetic subjects undergoing Dental Extraction. Int J Res Health Allied Sci 2018; 4(5):24-26.

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