Sleep Homeostasis and General Anesthesia: Are Fruit Flies Well Rested after Emergence from Propofol?

@article{Gardner2016SleepHA,
  title={Sleep Homeostasis and General Anesthesia: Are Fruit Flies Well Rested after Emergence from Propofol?},
  author={Benjamin Gardner and Ewa Strus and Qing Cheng Meng and Thomas Coradetti and Nirinjini N Naidoo and Max B Kelz and J. Andrew Williams},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={404-16}
}
BACKGROUND Shared neurophysiologic features between sleep and anesthetic-induced hypnosis indicate a potential overlap in neuronal circuitry underlying both states. Previous studies in rodents indicate that preexisting sleep debt discharges under propofol anesthesia. The authors explored the hypothesis that propofol anesthesia also dispels sleep pressure in… CONTINUE READING