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Paediatric patients undergoing radiological imaging often require sedation to minimise motion artefacts. Sedation during Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) poses many challenges to the anaesthetist. Inadequate or failed sedation results in difficulty in keeping them motionless while maintaining respiratory and hemodynamic stability. Secondly, limited access to the patient may pose a safety risk during MRI. Dexmedetomidine, an a 2 -adrenoceptor agonist, has recently been used as a sedative fordoi:10.1016/j.egja.2013.07.004 fatcat:n75oys2z7jaibnyuuhsb7sisrq