Vasorelaxant mechanisms of ketamine in rabbit renal artery

  title={Vasorelaxant mechanisms of ketamine in rabbit renal artery},
  author={Il Woo Jung and Sung Hwan Jung},
  booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
BACKGROUND Ketamine is a non-barbiturate anesthetic agent which has various effects on the cardiovascular system. Among them, ketamine is known for its hypotensive properties. The hypotension is thought to be mediated by a direct effect on vascular smooth muscles. This study is designed to examine the effects of ketamine on KCl- and histamine-induced… CONTINUE READING