Greater incidence of emergence agitation in children after sevoflurane anesthesia as compared with halothane: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Kuratani2008GreaterIO,
  title={Greater incidence of emergence agitation in children after sevoflurane anesthesia as compared with halothane: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Norifumi Kuratani and Yumiko Oi},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={109 2},
  pages={225-32}
}
BACKGROUND Sevoflurane is a popular inhalational anesthetic for general anesthesia in children. The higher incidence of emergence agitation has been suspected after sevoflurane anesthesia as compared with halothane, whereas some controlled studies showed conflicting results. In this report, the authors performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to compare the incidence of emergence agitation in children after sevoflurane or halothane anesthesia. METHODS A comprehensive… CONTINUE READING

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