Perioperative Cognitive Protection-Dexmetomidine

ID Number 06-0217

Principal Investigator(s)
Jeffrey H Silverstein

Department(s) or Division(s)


The purpose of this study is to find out if the drug dexmedetomidine can prevent delirium (confusion) after surgery. We are also interested in whether delirium is associated with changes in our ability to think after surgery.

Contact Information
Chung Lim
(212) 241-7749

Recruiting Patients: Yes