Anesthesia for functional neurosurgery: the role of dexmedetomidine.

@article{Rozet2008AnesthesiaFF,
  title={Anesthesia for functional neurosurgery: the role of dexmedetomidine.},
  author={Irene Rozet},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          537-43
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The purpose of this review is to summarize current approaches to the anesthetic management of functional neurosurgery and to describe the application of an alpha-2-adrenergic agonist dexmedetomidine in the anesthetic management of functional neurosurgical procedures. RECENT FINDINGS Dexmedetomidine, an alpha-2-adrenergic agonist, causes a unique kind of sedation, acting on the subcortical areas, which resembles natural sleep without respiratory depression. Experimental data… CONTINUE READING

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