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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.
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The control group (C) received 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days; the first study group (S1) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days; the second group (S2) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days and no treatment for the following seven days; the third group (S3) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days; the fourth group (S4) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days and no treatment for the following seven days; and the fifth group (S5) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days and no treatment for the following 14 days.
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.
It was reported that sevoflurane postconditioning reduced endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS)-induced ALI, protecting lung function (12).
Sevoflurane, a new inhalation anesthetic agent, is pleasant smelling, non-irritating to the airway, has a low blood gas solubility coefficient, good muscle relaxant effect, and high inspired concentration can be given without side effects or discomfort.
Anaesthesia induction for B1 was provided with incremental concentrations of sevoflurane in 100% oxygen (O2).
By using rocuronium and its reversal agents sugammadex, lidocaine, [sz]-2 agonist, epinephrine, sevoflurane, hydrocortisone, magnesium sulfate, and deep extubation, we were able to intubate smoothly and extubate successfully after the surgery without intensive care.
Historically they, and the wider NHS, have used desflurane, an agent 60 times more polluting per hour of anaesthesia then a similar gas, sevoflurane.
After preoxy-genation, inhalation induction was performed with 8% sevoflurane in oxygen.
[5, 6] Sevoflurane is a recently introduced halogenated volatile anaesthetic agent.