[Evoked potentials and inhalation anesthetics].

  title={[Evoked potentials and inhalation anesthetics].},
  author={Andreas Thiel and Walter Russ and Gunter Hempelmann},
  journal={Klinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={66 Suppl 14},
Intraoperative monitoring of evoked potentials can be affected by various factors including volatile anaesthetics. These effects have to be considered in order to give correct interpretations of the obtained data. Visual evoked potentials (VEP) and auditory evoked potentials (AEP) will show strong alterations under general anaesthesia whereas brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP) are slightly affected. The effects of nitrous oxide, halothane, enflurane, and isoflurane on somatosensory… CONTINUE READING