Perioperative Dexmedetomidine Fails to Improve Postoperative Analgesic Consumption and Postoperative Recovery in Patients Undergoing Lateral Thoracotomy for Thoracic Esophageal Cancer: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Objectives. Dexmedetomidine is widely used as an adjunct to general anesthesia. In this study, we evaluated the effects of perioperative dexmedetomidine infusion on postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing lateral thoracotomy for thoracic esophageal cancer. Methods. A total of 62 patients unde...

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Main Authors: Yu Mao, Xuemei Sun, Li Si, Lijian Chen, Xuesheng Liu, Zhi Zhang, Erwei Gu
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2020-01-01
Series:Pain Research and Management
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