Comparison Of Dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl In Attenuation Of Hemodynamic Response To Direct Laryngoscopy And Intubation In Patient Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.

2019-09-19 03:56:42 | BioPortfolio


Compare effects of intravenous dexmedetomidine and fentanyl in attenuation of intubation response in a patient undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Compare the effects of intravenous dexmedetomidine and fentanyl in sedation, perioperative complications, and recovery in these patients.

Dexmedetomidine is comparatively a newer drug in countries like Pakistan. There is no research work available at the national level and scarcity of data at an international level with inconclusive outcomes. Our participation in the form of this research will add to scientific literature and step up ahead at the international level.

Fentanyl citrate is a narcotic analgesic interacting predominantly with the opioid μ receptor and exerting its principal pharmacological effect on CNS. Its primary action of therapeutic value is analgesia and sedation. It is extensively used for anesthetic and analgesic most often in operating room and ICU.


This is double-blind, a single centered randomized clinical trial which is based on assessing the hemodynamic stability provided by our study drugs during laryngoscopy and intubation in a patient undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. In addition to that this study will assess the perioperative complication and postoperative recovery in these patients. Laparoscopy has now become the standard technique of choice for cholecystectomy which results in pathophysiological changes characterized by an increase in arterial pressure and heart rate (HR). Many types of research have been done in an attempt to minimize adverse effects by adding adjuvants to the conventional method of general anesthesia. Our research is also based on this aim. The objective of this study to determine the hemodynamic stability during laryngoscopy and intubation, peri-operative complication and post-operative recovery. The patients will be divided into two groups randomly and will be given the desired drugs via intravenous line by on floor consultant anesthetist who will be blinded to the drug. The study subjects' hemodynamics will be observed until 10 minutes of intubation. Any perioperative complication will be noted. The subjects will also be followed postoperatively in recovery to check there sedation score and recovery (Aldrete score) will be noted after 10 minutes after the patient shifted to recovery.

Study Design




Dexmedetomidine, Fentanyl


Civil Hospital Karachi




Dow University of Health Sciences

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