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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Prolonged sevoflurance, isoflurane and halothane anaesthesia in oxygen using rebreathing or nonrebreathing system in cats.
I] versus time curve is lower for isoflurane (with the greater blood and tissue solubility) than for desflurane (Figures 1[L.
Renal and hepatic function in surgical patients after low-flow sevoflurane or isoflurane anesthesia.
Clinical evaluation of the Mapleson theoretical ideal fresh gas flow sequence at the start of low-flow anaesthesia with isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane.
This study aimed to determine the minimum anesthetic concentration (MAC) and dose-related cardiovascular effects of isoflurane during controlled ventilation in cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus).
For the IV study, anesthesia was induced and maintained with isoflurane (delivered in oxygen at 1 L/min via facemask) administered at 5% and 2%, respectively, to facilitate administration of butorphanol tartrate 1% (5 mg/kg; Torbugesic) in the basilic vein.
Nevertheless, the eNOS-cGMP pathway was not affected by several concentrations of halothane, isoflurane or sevoflurane in crystalloid perfused guinea-pig hearts (19).
Until we can directly assess the impact of isoflurane on biomarkers like A-beta levels in the plasma or cerebrospinal fluid of human patients, we cannot conclusively determine its role in increasing the risk for Alzheimer's or postoperative dementia," adds Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, director of the MGH-MIND Genetics and Aging Research Unit, senior author of the study.
Inhalational anesthesia with drugs like isoflurane, desflurane or sevoflurane, says Friedberg, have been shown to be inflammatory while propofol, the main drug in 'Goldilocks' anesthesia, is known to be an anti-oxidant.
5 mg/kg IV), with additional isoflurane 3% delivered via facemask.
Most exotic pet euthanasias are performed by administering isoflurane gas via mask until a deep plane of anesthesia is achieved.
Isoflurane was favoured because it reduces cerebral metabolic oxygen requirement (14) and it did not appear to affect uterine contractility or blood loss.