Comparative Study of 0.5% Bupivacaine and 0.5% Bupivacaine with Clonidine (50μg) for Spinal Anaesthesia in Gynaecological Surgeries
To improve upon the quality of analgesia and prolong the duration of its action, many adjuvants have been tried. Intrathecal clonidine an α2 adrenoceptor agonist has potent central anti-nociceptive properties with analgesic effect at spinal level. Low doses of clonidine have shown effectiveness in intensifying spinal anesthesia.
This study was done to evaluate the efficacy of spinal anesthesia with clonidine added to hyperbaric bupivacaine in gynecological surgeries.
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