[Anesthetic induction with nitrous-oxide-free sevoflurane in pediatric patients].

  title={[Anesthetic induction with nitrous-oxide-free sevoflurane in pediatric patients].},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Fern{\'a}ndez-Alcantud and Pascual Sanabria Carretero and E Rodr{\'i}guez P{\'e}rez and A Planas Roca},
  journal={Revista espanola de anestesiologia y reanimacion},
  volume={55 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the pediatric use of inhaled nitrous oxide (N2O)-free induction with sevoflurane for the purpose of protecting staff from exposure to workplace air pollution. PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective, randomized trial in ASA class 1-2 children in whom a tidal breathing technique was used for anesthetic induction in a variety of surgical procedures. Patients were allocated to 2 groups. The sevo-N2O group inhaled 8% sevoflurane in a 60/40% mixture of oxygen and N2O. The sevo-air… CONTINUE READING