isoflurane


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isoflurane

 [i″so-floo-rān]
a potent inhalational anesthetic similar to enflurane, used for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia.

isoflurane

/iso·flu·rane/ (-floo´rān) a potent inhalational anesthetic similar to enflurane, used for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia.

isoflurane

Anesthesiology The most commonly used inhalation anesthetic, which maintains bp, heart rate, and cardiac output better than halothane. See Inhalation anesthetic. Cf Halothane.

isoflurane

a chlorofluorocarbon used as an inhalational anesthetic; known also as Forthane or Forane.
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Intraoperative modulation of alveolar macrophage function during isoflurane and propofol anesthesia.
As there would likely be few papers on anesthetic agent use in arthropods, the librarian conducted a broad search, including general words for anesthesia with both British and American spellings, carbon dioxide and a text-word version of its formula (CO2), and multiple variants of isoflurane names in the United States, Canada, and other countries identified from DrugBank [50]:
In the present study, isoflurane was used on multiple species in short-duration procedures in the field because of its simplicity, rapid induction and recovery, and minimal side effects (Seal and Kreeger, 1987).
desflurane, sevoflurane), isoflurane has a higher blood-gas partition coefficient (1.
Propofol was used as the induction agent and isoflurane as the anaesthetic agent in conjunction with nitrous oxide and oxygen, all of which are noted to be safe for use in patients with AIP [The European Porphyria Initiative, 2007].
Isoflurane is an ether-like inhaled anaesthetic that is still commonly used, though less than it used to be.
We therefore developed an analytical method using SPME coupled to ion-trap detection to assess trace amounts of the hydrocarbons isoprene and pentane, the ketone acetone, the volatile anesthetic isoflurane, and the thioether dimethyl sulfide in the blood of humans and laboratory animals.
EFFECTS OF BODY COMPOSITION ON ISOFLURANE ANESTHESIA EFFICACY IN MICROTUS PENNSYLVANICUS (MEADOW VOLE).
Halothane and isoflurane were used at Arkansas Children's Hospital, and isoflurane and desflurane were used for adults at UAMS.
Animals were trapped and sampled according to established safety guidelines (9) and were anesthetized with Isoflurane (Abbott Laboratories) before blood was drawn from the retroorbital sinus.
The situation is further complicated by the fact that some drugs, in particular the volatile agents such as isoflurane, have analgesic as well as anaesthetic properties.