The Effect of Intravenous Dexmedetomidine on Spinal Block and Sedation


Ekici A., TÜRKTAN M., Guler T.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.40, no.1, pp.55-62, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.55-62

Abstract

Purpose: Spinal anesthesia is often preferred anesthesia technique in urological surgery. Some patients may require sedation during spinal anesthesia. In our study, we aimed to investigate the effect of intravenous dexmedetomidine on sedation, motor and sensory blockade under spinal anesthesia with levobupivacaine.