Comparison of Remifentanil With Dexmedetomidine or Midazolam in Regards of Sedation Effectivity and Postoperative Cognitive Functions in Cystoscopies
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Read our disclaimer for details.
The aim of the study was to compare the effects of remifentanil-dexmedetomidine and remifentanil-midazolam with mini-mental state examination (MMSE) in monitored anesthesia care (MAC) patients undergoing cystoscopy.
Condition or disease
Postoperative Cognitive Functions
Drug: RemifentanilDrug: Midazolam
Forty patients undergoing cystoscopy receiving remifentanil infusion of 0.05 microgram per kg-1 min-1 were randomized into two groups: Either dexmedetomidine 1 microgram per kg -1 (GroupD) or midazolam 0.2 mg kg-1h-1 (GroupM) were administered intravenously for the first 10 minutes. Subsequently anesthesia was maintained by using the bispectral index(BIS) as a continuous infusion of dexmedetomidine 0.2-0.7 microgram per kg-1h-1 or midazolam 0.05-0.15 mgkg-1h-1. Heart rate, mean arterial pressure, MMSE, sedation and the patient's and surgeon's satisfaction were determined.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients with indication of cystoscopy must be able to have sedation
hypersensitivity to drugs used
diabetes mellitus and other endocrinologic diseases