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Cesarean delivery anesthesia with a paravertebral block and intravenous dexmedetomidine

Published:August 02, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijoa.2022.103589
      Cesarean delivery anesthesia is challenging if the parturient is at high risk for general anesthesia and has a contraindication for neuraxial anesthesia. Local anesthesia provides inadequate anesthesia for cesarean delivery, and therefore, may be unethical. Hence, we propose a technique of paravertebral block with intravenous dexmedetomidine for cesarean delivery anesthesia in this special situation.
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