Effect of dexmeditomidine on postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia after complete surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot: A prospective randomized controlled study

Introduction: Incidence of junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET) after repair of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is 5.6-14%. Dexmeditomidine is a a-2 adrenoceptor agonist modulates the release of catecholamine, resulting in bradycardia and hypotension. These effects are being explored as a therapeutic opti...

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Main Authors: Shankar V Kadam, Kamlesh B Tailor, Snehal Kulkarni, Smrutiranjan R Mohanty, Preetha V Joshi, Suresh G Rao
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
Online Access:http://www.annals.in/article.asp?issn=0971-9784;year=2015;volume=18;issue=3;spage=323;epage=328;aulast=Kadam