sevoflurane(redirected from Ultane)
sevofluraneAnesthesiology 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.
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sevofluraneA 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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