Sudden death in the presence of overt β-adrenergic receptor activation in guinea pigs immediately following isoflurane anesthesia.

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OBSERVATIONS A case series of sudden death is reported in five consecutive guinea pigs following anesthesia with inhalational isoflurane during β-adrenergic receptor stimulation with isoproterenol. Sustained-release isoproterenol pellets or mini-osmotic pumps were implanted subcutaneously in male Dunkin-Hartley guinea pigs as part of a research study to… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2010.00533.x

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