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Article

Analgesic efficacy of dexmedetomidine versus fentanyl as an adjunct to thoracic epidural in patients undergoing upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial

DOI: 10.1080/22201181.2018.1433599
Author(s): Neerja BhartiDepartment of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, India, Shweta N PokaleDepartment of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, India, Indu BalaDepartment of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, India, Vikas GuptaDepartment of Surgery, India

Abstract

Background: This randomised, double-blind study was designed to assess the analgesic efficacy of dexmedetomidine as compared with fentanyl as an adjunct to local anaesthetic in thoracic epidural for upper abdominal surgeries.

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