Maintenance of anaesthesia in sheep with isoflurane, desflurane or sevoflurane.

@article{Mohamadnia2008MaintenanceOA,
  title={Maintenance of anaesthesia in sheep with isoflurane, desflurane or sevoflurane.},
  author={Ahmad Reza Mohamadnia and Gillian Hughes and K W Clarke},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2008},
  volume={163 7},
  pages={210-5}
}
Rapid recovery from anaesthesia is advantageous in small ruminants, to reduce the risk of regurgitation. Theoretically, the least soluble inhalation agents should result in the fastest recoveries, but using additional injectable agents may negate this advantage. This study compared three inhalation agents for the maintenance of anaesthesia in sheep. Eighteen ewes that were to undergo orthopaedic surgery were allocated to one of three groups. Each group was premedicated with xylazine (0.1 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING