Dexmedetomidine-ketamine and propofol-ketamine combinations for anesthesia in spontaneously breathing pediatric patients undergoing cardiac catheterization


Tosun Z. , Akin A. , Guler G. , Esmaoglu A. , Boyaci A.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.20, no.4, pp.515-519, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jvca.2005.07.018
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.515-519
  • Keywords: pediatric anesthesia, cardiac catheterization, dexmedetomidine, ketamine, propotol, CONGENITAL HEART-DISEASE, BISPECTRAL ANALYSIS, HEMODYNAMIC STATUS, SEIZURE THRESHOLD, CHILDREN, SEDATION, EXPERIENCE, INFUSION

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of dexmedetomidine-ketamine and propofol-ketamine combinations on hemodynamics, sedation level, and the recovery period in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac catheterization.