Dexmedetomidine decreases emergence agitation in pediatric patients after sevoflurane anesthesia without surgery

Isik B., ARSLAN M., Tunga A. D., Kurtipek O.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.16, no.7, pp.748-753, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2006.01845.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.748-753
  • Keywords: dexmedetomidine : emergence agitation, magnetic resonance imaging : sevoflurane, DESFLURANE ANESTHESIA, REDUCES AGITATION, CHILDREN, SEDATION, HALOTHANE, PROPOFOL, FENTANYL, INFANTS, MRI, ADENOTONSILLECTOMY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The purpose of the present study was to determine whether prophylactic use of 1 mu dexmedetomidine affected the incidence of emergence agitation (EA) after sevoflurane based anesthesia without surgery in children.