Efficacy of fentanyl, dexmedetomidine or lidocaine in attenuating the hemodynamic response to rigid bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy entails significant manipulation of the upper and lower respiratory tracts with marked hemodynamic response and therefore represents a potentially greater hazard to safe anesthesia.There have been many attempts to attenuate these adverse effects. Dexmedetomidine is highly selective, short-acting central alpha 2 agonist. It has increasingly gained popularity among anesthesiologists as adjuvant to general and regional anesthesia techniques. This study ... Read more