The Influence of desflurane on QTc interval.

UNLABELLED Volatile anesthetics may prolong the QTc interval and this may result in grave cardiac arrhythmias. We assessed the effect of desflurane on the QTc interval in 40 ASA physical status I or II patients. Volatile anesthetic induction with desflurane was performed, and after obtaining adequate level of anesthesia, QTc interval, heart rate, and… CONTINUE READING