The effects of dexmedetomidine added to spinal levobupivacaine for transurethral endoscopic surgery.


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Esmaoglu A. , Turk S. , Bayram A. , Akin A. , UĞUR F. , ÜLGEY A.

Balkan medical journal, cilt.30, sa.2, ss.186-90, 2013 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.7082
  • Dergi Adı: Balkan medical journal
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.186-90

Özet

Background: Intrathecal alpha 2 agonists prolong the duration of action of local anesthetics and reduce the required dose. Dexmedetomidine is an alpha 2 receptor agonist and its alpha 2/alpha 1 selectivity is 8 times higher than that of clonidine.