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Ultrasound Guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block with or without Dexmedetomedine as an Adjuvant to 0.5% Levobupivacaine: A Comparative Study


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1 MRMC, Kalaburagi, India

Upper limb surgeries are most commonly performed under brachial plexus block. In this prospective, randomized, double-blind comparative study, we evaluated the effectiveness of the addition of dexmedetomidine to 0.5% levobupivacaine in ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block.

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Brachial Plexus Block, Dexmedetomidine, Levobupivacaine.
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  • Ultrasound Guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block with or without Dexmedetomedine as an Adjuvant to 0.5% Levobupivacaine: A Comparative Study

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G. C. Sateesh
MRMC, Kalaburagi, India
Gurulingappa Patil
MRMC, Kalaburagi, India

Abstract


Upper limb surgeries are most commonly performed under brachial plexus block. In this prospective, randomized, double-blind comparative study, we evaluated the effectiveness of the addition of dexmedetomidine to 0.5% levobupivacaine in ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block.

Keywords


Brachial Plexus Block, Dexmedetomidine, Levobupivacaine.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP014