Dexmedetomidine in the Supratentorial Craniotomy


Ilhan O., Koruk S. , Serin G., Erkutlu I., Oner U.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.42, no.2, pp.61-65, 2010 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eajm.2010.19
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-65
  • Keywords: Craniotomy, Dexmedetomidine, Hemodynamics, Neurosurgery

Abstract

Objective: In this double-blind prospective clinical study, we investigated the effects of fentanyl and dexmedetomidine as adjuvant agents in supratentorial craniotomies on the following: hemodynamic changes during perioperative and recovery periods, brain edema perioperatively, recovery times and side effects, such as hypertension, shivering, nausea and vomiting.