sevoflurane


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sevoflurane

Anesthesiology An inhalation anesthetic Pros Pleasant odor–used in children Cons Unstable in soda lime, used in anesthesia circuits to absorb CO2; may break down to toxic products. See Inhalation anesthetic, Compound A.

sevoflurane

A recently-introduced volatile, non-irritant, pleasant-smelling inhalational general anaesthetic that causes rapid induction and from which recovery is also rapid.

sevoflurane

a halogenated ether inhalation anesthetic.
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We developed a novel technique in which patients received a gradual induction of inhaled anesthesia with sevoflurane with simultaneous testing of airway patency through mask ventilation during the induction process.
The least blood gas solubility of Desflurane and Sevoflurane facilitates rapid induction of anaesthesia, precise maintenance of end tidal concentrations of inhalational agents helps in maintaining depth of anaesthesia and fast recovery depending on duration of administration of these agents.
Objective: To determine the effects of sevoflurane by inhalation on female reproductive hormones and ovarian tissues.
In the present study, we aim to evaluate short-term and long-term effects of dexamethasone on cognitive dysfunction induced by sevoflurane anaesthesia in adult rats.
Anesthesiologists use a combination of drugs, including xenon gas, sevoflurane, propofol, and midazolam to achieve an anesthetic state - they must also be on hand at all times to constantly monitor patients' vital signs.
Following ECG, oxygen saturation, end tidal carbon dioxide, and noninvasive arterial monitoring, general anesthesia was induced with air/oxygen and sevoflurane gradually decreased the concentration from 4% to 2% and maintained with the same agents after confirming proper ventilation, intubation facilitated with rocuronium (0.
A face mask delivering sevoflurane plus 100% oxygen at 6 L/min was held against the patient's face and she was asked to breathe slow and deep.
New studies have shown that sevoflurane diminishes ischemia/reperfusion kidney injury and has an anti-inflammatory effect, thus having the potential to reduce the occurrence of AKI.
2] The availability of less soluble inhalation anesthetics such as sevoflurane and desflurane has made us rethink about the selection of volatile anesthetics for outpatient surgical procedures.
3 Halothane anesthesia reflects higher BIS than sevoflurane in breast surgery, therefore halothane inhalation based on only BIS has a possibility of overdose.