Dexmedetomidine: an alternative for epidural anesthesia in tension-free vaginal-tape surgery

Journal of Anesthesia, 03/22/2011

There was no difference in ability to cough, and this was evaluated by the surgeon as adequate, and there was no difference in scores between groups. Dexmedetomidine can be an alternative to epidural anesthesia in tension–free vaginal–tape (TVT) procedure requiring cough test.

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