Bispectral analysis of the electroencephalogram does not predict responsiveness to verbal command in patients emerging from xenon anaesthesia.

@article{Goto2000BispectralAO,
  title={Bispectral analysis of the electroencephalogram does not predict responsiveness to verbal command in patients emerging from xenon anaesthesia.},
  author={Takashi N Goto and Yoshinori Nakata and Hirokazu Saito and Yoshiki Ishiguro and Yoshinari Niimi and Kunio Suwa and Shigeho Morita},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2000},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          359-63
        }
}
The bispectral index (BIS) is derived empirically from the electroencephalogram database of patients receiving common anaesthetics, but it may not be valid for uncommon agents. Therefore, we investigated how xenon affects the BIS. Nine and 11 patients were anaesthetized with 0.8 of the minimal alveolar concentration (MAC) of isoflurane (0.92%) and xenon (56%), respectively. After the end of operation, these concentrations were decreased in decrements of 0.1 MAC (isoflurane 0.12% or xenon 7… CONTINUE READING