Addition of dexmedetomidine to bupivacaine in ultrasonography-guided paravertebral blockade potentiates postoperative pain relief among patients undergoing thoracotomy


Biçer C. , Ünalan E., Aksu R. , Önal Ö. , Güneş I.

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA, cilt.69, sa.2, ss.144-151, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 69 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.11.002
  • Dergi Adı: REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.144-151

Özet

Background and objective: Thoracic paravertebral blockade is an alternative regional technique for comforting post-thoracotomy pain, thereby decreasing opioid consumption, postoperative nausea and vomiting, dizziness, respiratory depression and health care costs. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of bupivacaine and bupivacaine plus dexmedetomidine on postoperative pain score and analgesic consumption in thoracotomy patients who had undergone ultrasonography-guided paravertebral blockade.