Postoperative bradycardia following adenotonsillectomy in children: Does intraoperative administration of dexmedetomidine play a role?

“The increased incidence of asymptomatic bradycardia in our post-adenotonsillectomy patients seemed to relate more to increased utilization of postoperative cardiac telemetry, and did not appear associated with the use of dexmedetomidine use intra-operatively.”

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29287870