Comparative Addition of Dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl to Intrathecal Bupivacaine in Orthopedic Procedure in Lower Limbs

Poupak Rahimzadeh; Seyed Hamid Reza Faiz; Farnad Imani; Pooya Derakhshan; Saeed Amniati


BMC Anesthesiol. 2018;18(62) 

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In conclusion, using dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant to bupivacaine for intrathecal analgesia in lower limb surgeries has longer duration of sensory and motor block, longer postoperative analgesia with low side effects. All three treatments had lower side effects with no difference between groups.