Assessment of effectiveness of epidural anesthesia and analgesia with dexmedetomidine in colorectal surgery in patients with cancer


  • I. I. Lіsniy National Cancer Institute, Kyiv
  • Kh. A. Zakalska Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv
  • K. Yu. Bielka Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv


epidural anesthesia, dexmedetomidine, ropivacaine, colorectal cancer


The efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine as an analgesic adjuvant drug for anesthesia during colorectal cancer surgeries were studied. It was shown that combined epidural injection of dexmedetomidine and ropivacaine provides good anesthesia with adequate sedation, decrease in amount of anesthetics, did not cause severe hemodynamic disorders suggesting possibility of its use in clinical practice.


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Lіsniy II, Zakalska KA, Bielka KY. Assessment of effectiveness of epidural anesthesia and analgesia with dexmedetomidine in colorectal surgery in patients with cancer. PMJUA [Internet]. 2016Mar.1 [cited 2020Oct.25];1(1). Available from:



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