Median effective dose of isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane in green iguanas.

@article{Barter2006MedianED,
  title={Median effective dose of isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane in green iguanas.},
  author={Linda S Barter and Michelle G. Hawkins and Robert J Brosnan and Joseph Antognini and Bruno Henri Pypendop},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={392-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the median effective dose (ED(50); equivalent to the minimum alveolar concentration [MAC]) of isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane for anesthesia in iguanas. ANIMALS 6 healthy adult green iguanas. PROCEDURE In unmedicated iguanas, anesthesia was induced and maintained with each of the 3 volatile drugs administered on separate days according to a Latin square design. Iguanas were endotracheally intubated, mechanically ventilated, and instrumented for cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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