International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Comparative Effects of Single Shot Intrathecal Bupivacaine with Dexmedetomidine and Bupivacaine with Fentanyl on Labor Outcome

Table 2

Block onset and regression times.

CharacteristicsGroup BGroup BFGroup BD value

Peak sensory block levelT11 (T7–T10)T10 (T8–T10)T10 (T9–T11)0.56
Time for sensory block to reach T10 dermatome (min)8.39 ± 1.637.2 ± 0.715.5 ± 0.57<0.0001
Time for motor block to reach Bromage 1 (min)15.3 ± 1.1810.8 ± 4.029.4 ± 0.63<0.0001
Time for sensory regression to S1 segment (min)107.9 ± 22.11 122.9 ± 10.42 268.9 ± 15.84 <0.0001
Time for motor block
regression to Bromage 0 (min)
98.7 ± 1.70103.2 ± 3.33 221.1 ± 1.37 <0.0001

Values are expressed as means ± SD or numbers.