Addition of dexmedetomidine to bupivacaine in ultrasonography-guided paravertebral blockade potentiates postoperative pain relief among patients undergoing thoracotomy

Background and objective: Thoracic paravertebral blockade is an alternative regional technique for comforting post-thoracotomy pain, thereby decreasing opioid consumption, postoperative nausea and vomiting, dizziness, respiratory depression and health care costs. The objective of this study was to i...

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Main Authors: Cihangir Biçer, Esra Nur Ünalan, Recep Aksu, Ömer Önal, Işın Güneş
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Elsevier 2019-03-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0104001418301635