Anesthetics

Known as: Anesthestic Drugs, Anaesthetic Agent, anesthetic drug 
A drug or other substance that causes a loss of feeling or awareness. Local anesthetics cause a loss of feeling in one small area of the body… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
When we are anesthetized, we expect consciousness to vanish. But does it always? Although anesthesia undoubtedly induces… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
General anesthesia accompanied by surgical stress is considered to suppress immunity, presumably by directly affecting the immune… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
General anesthetics are widely used in clinical practice. On the molecular level, these compounds have been shown to modulate the… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Studies using molecular modeling, genetic engineering, neurophysiology/pharmacology, and whole animals have advanced our… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Volatile anesthetics induce pharmacological preconditioning in cardiac tissue. The purpose of this study was to test… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We tested whether volatile anesthetics induce neuroprotection that is maintained for a prolonged time… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Ligand-gated ion channels are considered to be potential general anesthetic targets. Although most general anesthetics… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A unifying theory of general anesthetic-induced unconsciousness must explain the common mechanism through which various… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Despite widespread use of volatile general anesthetics for well over a century, the mechanisms by which they alter specific CNS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Volatile anesthetics produce safe, reversible unconsciousness, amnesia and analgesia via hyperpolarization of mammalian neurons… (More)
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