Dexamethasone before total laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized controlled dose–response study

  title={Dexamethasone before total laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized controlled dose–response study},
  author={Chitra Rajeswari Thangaswamy and Vimi Rewari and Anjan Trikha and Maya Dehran and Chandralekha},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
A prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of a single preoperative dose of dexamethasone, in different dosages, in providing postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH). The study included 55 patients randomly divided into three groups. Patients in Groups P, D4, and D8 received saline, 4, and 8 mg dexamethasone, respectively, intravenously, 2 h before induction. The time to first analgesic… CONTINUE READING

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