semi-closed anesthesia

semi-closed anesthesia

(sĕm′ē-klōzd′, sĕm′ī-)
n.
Inhalation anesthesia using a circuit in which a portion of the exhaled air is exhausted from the circuit and a portion is rebreathed following removal of carbon dioxide by the anesthetic apparatus.
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Connecting the LMA to a semi-closed anesthesia circuit, sevoflurane 3% and N[sub]2O 50% were inhaled to maintain anesthesia.