Effect of intraoperative Dexmedetomidine infusion on Sevoflurane requirement and blood glucose levels during entropy-guided general anesthesia

@inproceedings{Harsoor2014EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intraoperative Dexmedetomidine infusion on Sevoflurane requirement and blood glucose levels during entropy-guided general anesthesia},
  author={Suresh Harsoor and D. Devika Rani and S Lathashree and S. S. Nethra and Kotteppad Sudheesh},
  booktitle={Journal of anaesthesiology, clinical pharmacology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Dexmedetomidine has been shown to blunt the stress response to surgery. Hence a study was designed to evaluate the effect of intravenous (IV) Dexmedetomidine infusion during general anesthesia for abdominal surgeries on blood glucose levels and on Sevoflurane requirements during anesthesia. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty patients scheduled for abdominal surgery under general anesthesia were divided into Dexmedetomidine (D) group and Placebo (P) group of 20 each. Group D received a… CONTINUE READING
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