Comparison of quality of recovery from anaesthesia in cats induced with propofol or alfaxalone.

  title={Comparison of quality of recovery from anaesthesia in cats induced with propofol or alfaxalone.},
  author={Alessandra Mathis and Rui Pinelas and David Charles Brodbelt and Hatim I K Alibhai},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={39 3},
OBJECTIVE To assess the quality and length of recovery from anaesthesia induced with either propofol or alfaxalone and maintained with isoflurane, in cats undergoing short procedures in private veterinary practice. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, blinded, randomized study. ANIMALS Ninety-three healthy mixed breed cats. METHODS After premedication with intramuscular acepromazine (0.05 mg kg(-1)) and buprenorphine (0.01 mg kg(-1)), cats were randomly allocated to receive either propofol (Group P… CONTINUE READING


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