Fast-track eligibility after ambulatory anesthesia: a comparison of desflurane, sevoflurane, and propofol.

@article{Song1998FasttrackEA,
  title={Fast-track eligibility after ambulatory anesthesia: a comparison of desflurane, sevoflurane, and propofol.},
  author={Dajun Song and Girish P. Joshi and Paul F. White},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={1998},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={267-73}
}
UNLABELLED This study was designed to test the hypothesis that using the less soluble volatile anesthetics, desflurane and sevoflurane, as alternatives to propofol for maintenance of anesthesia facilitates the ability of outpatients to achieve postanesthesia care unit (PACU) discharge criteria (i.e., fast-track eligibility) on arrival in the PACU after laparoscopic surgery. One hundred-twenty consenting women undergoing laparoscopic tubal ligation procedures were randomly assigned to one of… CONTINUE READING