Reduced Anesthetization during the Intracarotid Amobarbital (Wada) Test in Patients Taking Carbonic Anhydrase–Inhibiting Medications

@article{Bookheimer2005ReducedAD,
  title={Reduced Anesthetization during the Intracarotid Amobarbital (Wada) Test in Patients Taking Carbonic Anhydrase–Inhibiting Medications},
  author={Susan Y. Bookheimer and Lara M. Schrader and Rebecca Rausch and Raman Sankar and Jerome Engel},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2005},
  volume={46}
}
Summary:  Purpose: Failure to show adequate anesthetization during the intracarotid amobarbital procedure (IAP or “Wada test”) is a rare complication. After an unusually high rate of recent anesthetization failures, we sought to determine the frequency of reduced anesthetization and any common factors underlying these failures. 
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