Balkan medical journal, vol.30, no.2, pp.186-90, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)
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Balkan medical journal
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.