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Volume:64 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13771
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Epidural Ropivacaine With vs Without Dexmedetomidine After Thoraco-Lumbar Spine Instrumentation

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OrthoEvidence. Epidural Ropivacaine With vs Without Dexmedetomidine After Thoraco-Lumbar Spine Instrumentation. ACE Report. 2021;64(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13771

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Influence of Epidural Ropivacaine with or without Dexmedetomidine on Postoperative Analgesia and Patient Satisfaction after Thoraco-Lumbar Spine Instrumentation: A Randomized, Comparative, and Double-Blind Study

Asian Spine J. 2021 Jun;15(3): 324-332.

Contributing Authors: F Qureshi SC Meena V Kumar K Jain R Chauhan A Luthra

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Sixty patients undergoing a thoracolumbar spine instrumentation procedure were randomized to receive epidural ropivacaine plus dexmedetomidine (n=30) or epidural ropivacaine alone (n=30) through an epidural catheter. Outcomes of interest included rescue analgesia consumption, time to first rescue analgesia, patient satisfaction scores, time spent in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and in the ...

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