The myocardial protective effect of dexmedetomidine in high-risk patients undergoing aortic vascular surgery

@inproceedings{Soliman2016TheMP,
  title={The myocardial protective effect of dexmedetomidine in high-risk patients undergoing aortic vascular surgery},
  author={Rabie Nasr Soliman and Gomaa Zohry},
  booktitle={Annals of cardiac anaesthesia},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the effect of dexmedetomidine in high-risk patients undergoing aortic vascular surgery. DESIGN A randomized prospective study. SETTING Cairo University, Egypt. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 150 patients undergoing aortic vascular surgery. INTERVENTION The patients were classified into two groups (n = 75). Group D: The patients received a loading dose of 1 μg/kg dexmedetomidine over 15 min before induction and maintained as an… CONTINUE READING