Inappropriately low bispectral index of the elderly during emergence from sevoflurane anesthesia.


Neuromuscular activity has been previously reported to influence bispectral index (BIS) estimations in both awake volunteers [1] and sedated patients [2,3]. The applicability of BIS monitoring for assessing the depth of anesthesia in elderly individuals is also problematic because electroencephalogram (EEG) in the elderly is known to be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.04.052


1 Figure or Table