Effect of intravenous ketamine and lidocaine on isoflurane requirement in sheep undergoing orthopedic surgery

@article{Raske2010EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intravenous ketamine and lidocaine on isoflurane requirement in sheep undergoing orthopedic surgery},
  author={Tara G Raske and Sheila Pelkey and Ann E. Wagner and Anthony Simon Turner},
  journal={Lab Animal},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={76-79}
}
Intravenous ketamine and lidocaine infusions may be useful adjuncts to inhalation anesthesia for sheep undergoing orthopedic surgery. In this study, 50 female sheep underwent experimental stifle surgery (29 received a meniscal implant and 21 received sham surgery). To induce anesthesia in the sheep, the authors intravenously injected ketamine and diazepam. They administered isoflurane in oxygen to maintain anesthesia and used mechanical ventilation to maintain normal arterial carbon dioxide… CONTINUE READING

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