Efficacy of dexmedetomidine for perioperative morbidities in pediatric tonsillectomy: A meta-analysis

The Laryngoscope | September 13, 2017

Cho HK, et al. - The effects of perioperative dexmedetomidine were examined as an adjuvant to tonsillectomy compared with opioid or sham in children. Results indicated that perioperative administration of dexmedetomidine could offer pain and agitation relief without side effects in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy. However, more likewise studies were needed to confirm these findings.

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