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Comparison of Dexmedetomidine as an Adjuvant to Levobupivacaine Versus Levobupivacaine (Plain) in Supra Clavicular Brachial Plexus Block: A Clinical Study


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1 J.J.M Medical College, Davangere, India

Dexmedetomidine, an Alpha-2 adrenergic agonist, is known to produce antinociception and enhance the effect of local anaesthetics when given in peripheral nerve blocks. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of Dexmedetomidine added to brachial plexus block by supraclavicular approach.

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Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block, Levobupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine, Duration of Sensory Block.
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  • Haramritpal Kaur, Gurpreet Singh, Sunita Rani, et al: Effect of dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant to levobupivocaine for supraclavicular brachial plexus block: Journal of Anaeshesiology and Clinical Pharmocology 2015 Jul-Sep;31(3):333-338.
  • Atul Dixit, Shakti Singhal, Charu Neema, et al. An evaluation of the addition of Dexmedetomidine to Levobupivocaine for supraclavicular brachial plexus block in upper limb orthopaedic surgeries:Asian Pacific J. Heath Sci.,2015;2(2):148-153.

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  • Comparison of Dexmedetomidine as an Adjuvant to Levobupivacaine Versus Levobupivacaine (Plain) in Supra Clavicular Brachial Plexus Block: A Clinical Study

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Hassaan Muhammed
J.J.M Medical College, Davangere, India
S. Anitha Hanji
J.J.M Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


Dexmedetomidine, an Alpha-2 adrenergic agonist, is known to produce antinociception and enhance the effect of local anaesthetics when given in peripheral nerve blocks. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of Dexmedetomidine added to brachial plexus block by supraclavicular approach.

Keywords


Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block, Levobupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine, Duration of Sensory Block.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP064