[Isoflurane and sevoflurane impair left ventricular relaxation in dogs with fixed heart rate].


The effects of isoflurane (Iso) and sevoflurane (Sev) on left ventricular relaxation were evaluated in 22 open-chest dogs with fixed heart rate (130 beats.min-1) using atrial pacing. Fentanyl was injected intravenously to maintain anesthesia during the preliminary preparation. In both Iso and Sev groups (n = 11), left ventricular systolic pressure, mean… (More)