A comparison of sedation with dexmedetomidine or propofol during shockwave lithotripsy: A Randomized controlled trial

KAYGUSUZ K. , GÖKÇE G. , GÜRSOY S. , AYAN S. , Mimaroglu C., Gultekin Y.

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, cilt.106, sa.1, ss.114-119, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Dexmedetomidine, because it has both sedative and analgesic properties, may be suitable for conscious sedation during painful procedures. Extracor-Poreal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a minimal to mildly painful procedure that requires conscious sedation. We thus evaluated the utility of dexmedetomidine compared with propofol during an ESWL procedure.