Occupational exposure to sevoflurane during cardiopulmonary bypass.

@article{BlokkerVeldhuis2011OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposure to sevoflurane during cardiopulmonary bypass.},
  author={M J Blokker-Veldhuis and Peter M M J Rutten and Stefan De Hert},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={383-9}
}
Volatile anaesthetic agents are widely used for maintenance of anaesthesia in all kinds of surgical procedures. Despite the implementation of measures such as adequate ventilation of the operating room and the use of efficient scavenging systems, concern remains about the risks for occupational exposure, especially in situations associated with an increased risk of anaesthetic gas waste, such as with the use of volatile anaesthetic agents on cardiopulmonary bypass. The present contribution… CONTINUE READING

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