Vital capacity induction with 8% sevoflurane and N2O causes cerebral hyperemia


Purpose. Little is known about the influence of high-dose sevoflurane on cerebral volume. We evaluated induction time and cerebral blood volume with 8% sevoflurane using the “vital capacity induction” technique. Methods. Thirty-four patients were randomly allocated into three groups. Group P received 2.0 mg·kg−1 of propofol i.v. and inhalation of 67% N2O… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005400300001

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