Coelomic Implantation of Satellite Transmitters in the Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) and the Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis) Using Propofol, Bupivacaine, and Lidocaine

@inproceedings{Mulcahy2011CoelomicIO,
  title={Coelomic Implantation of Satellite Transmitters in the Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) and the Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis) Using Propofol, Bupivacaine, and Lidocaine},
  author={Daniel M. Mulcahy and Brett D Gartrell and Robert E. Gill and T. Lee Tibbitts and Daniel R. Ruthrauff},
  booktitle={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract Intravenous propofol was used as a general anesthetic with a 2∶1 (mg∶mg) adjunctive mixture of lidocaine and bupivacaine as local anesthetics infiltrated into the surgical sites for implantation of satellite transmitters into the right abdominal air sac of 39 female and 4 male bar-tailed godwits (Limosa lapponica baueri and Limosa lapponica menzbeiri) and 11 female and 12 male bristle-thighed curlews (Numenius tahitiensis). The birds were captured on nesting grounds in Alaska, USA, and… CONTINUE READING

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