The use of alfaxalone for premedication, induction and maintenance of anaesthesia in pigs: a pilot study.


OBJECTIVE The evaluation of alfaxalone as a premedication agent and intravenous anaesthetic in pigs. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, clinical trial. ANIMALS Nine healthy, 6-8-week-old female Landrace pigs weighing 22.2 ± 1.0 kg, undergoing epidural catheter placement. METHODS All pigs were premedicated with 4 mg kg-1 alfaxalone, 40 μg kg-1 medetomidine and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaa.2016.06.008


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