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Table 3 The total doses of anaesthetic drugs

From: Effect of intratracheal dexmedetomidine combined with ropivacaine on postoperative sore throat: a prospective randomised double-blinded controlled trial

  Group S
(n = 50)
Group D
(n = 50)
Group R
(n = 50)
Group DR
(n = 50)
Sufentanil (µg) 32.6 ± 5.4 31.3 ± 4.6 32.8 ± 5.0 33.0 ± 4.6
Remifentanil (µg) 1000.5 ± 303.4 859.8 ± 259.5#† 979.9 ± 246.6 586.6 ± 202.5*
Propofol (mg) 854.7 ± 248.1 740.0 ± 211.7#† 838.6 ± 202.8 524.1 ± 165.6*
Cisatracurium besilate (mg) 28.2 ± 4.5 28.9 ± 4.4 27.7 ± 3.9 29.6 ± 3.7
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± SD. The doses of remifentanil and propofol were significantly lower in Group DR than in the other groups (*P < 0.001, respectively). The doses of remifentanil were significantly lower in Group D than in Group S and Group R (#P = 0.006 and †P = 0.020, respectively). The doses of propofol were significantly lower in Group D than in Group S and Group R (#P = 0.007 and †P = 0.019, respectively)