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Volume:4 Issue:8 Number:16 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8979
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Dexmedetomidine vs. remifentanil during vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty in elderly patients


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of remifentanil with dexmedetomidine for monitored anaesthesia care in elderly patients during vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty

J Int Med Res. 2016 Apr;44(2):307-16

Contributing Authors: JM Lee SK Lee SJ Lee WS Hwang SW Jang EY Park

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Synopsis

75 elderly patients scheduled to undergo vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty for compression fracture were randomized to receive either remifentanil or dexmedetomidine as a sedative during monitored anaesthesia care. The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the two treatments on patients' haemodynamic stability and respiratory condition. Findings indicated significantly lower mean arteria...

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