Dexmedetomidine vs. remifentanil during vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty in elderly patients
Comparison of remifentanil with dexmedetomidine for monitored anaesthesia care in elderly patients during vertebroplasty and kyphoplastyJ Int Med Res. 2016 Apr;44(2):307-16
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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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