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Orthop Rev (Pavia)



Superior Block Length and Reduced Opioid Use with Dexmedetomidine and Dexamethasone regional block versus plain Ropivacaine: a retrospective trial.


Berger AA, Syed Z, Ryan L, Lee C, Hasoon J, Urits I, Viswanath O, Cornett EM, Kaye AD, Eskander JP
Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022; 14(3):31921.
PMID: 35775034.


The purpose of this study is to determine if using a combination of dexamethasone and dexmedetomidine (Dex-Dex) in a single-shot perineural local anesthestic provides an increased duration of pain relief and reduced consumption of opioids for patients undergoing shoulder surgery.