A Prospective Randomized Double Blind Study on Efficacy of Dexmedetomidine and Ketamine as Adjuvant to Epidural Ropivacaine in Lower Abdominal and Lower Limb Surgery

Background: Various adjuvants including α-2 adrenergic agonist have been used to prolong the action of local anaesthetics in epidural anaesthesia. Now a days dexmedetomidine is most commonly used adjuvant in epidural anaesthesia but still it may produce side effects like hypotension and bradycardia.There is limited study on efficacy of ketamine as adjuvant… CONTINUE READING