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Table 2 Sedation-related complications

From: Dexmedetomidine is safe and reduces the additional dose of midazolam for sedation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in very elderly patients

  DEX group (n = 62) Conventional group (n = 87) P-value
Respiratory depression 0 (0%) 6 (6.9%) 0.04
Use atropine for bradycardia 2 (3.2%) 0 (0%) 0.34
Use vasopressor for hypotension 1 (1.6%) 0 (0%) 0.17