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, ss.186-190, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.7082
  • Dergi Adı: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.186-190

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.