Effect of Intravenous Hydrocortisone on Preventing Postoperative Sore Throat Followed by Laryngeal Mask Airway Use in patients Undergoing Urogenital Surgeries

Mahmood Eydi, Khosro Kolahdouzan & Samad EJ Golzari
Introduction: Postoperative sore throat is a common complication which can lead to discomfort after operation and delay in patients’ returning to normal daily activities. The present study was carried out to evaluate the influence of intravenous hydrocortisone on preventing postoperative sore throat followed by laryngeal mask airway use. Methods: Sixty patients who were scheduled to undergo urogenital surgery were divided into two groups. Five minutes before anesthesia induction, 100 mg of intravenous hydrocortisone or placebo...