A comparison of intrathecal dexmedetomidine verses intrathecal fentanyl with epidural bupivacaine for combined spinal epidural labor analgesia

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P K Dilesh ; S Eapen ; S Kiran ; Vivek Chopra (2014)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Critical Care (issn: 2249-4472)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2249-4472.143875
  • Subject: Combined spinal epidural labor analgesia | dexmedetomidine | fentanyl | Anesthesiology | RD78.3-87.3 | Gynecology and obstetrics | RG1-991

Context: Combined spinal epidural (CSE) analgesia technique is effective for labor analgesia and various concentrations of bupivacaine and lipophilic opioids like fentanyl have been studied. Dexmedetomidine is a highly selective alpha 2 adrenoreceptor agonist with analg... View more
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