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Anaesthesia for cardioversion: a prospective randomised comparison of propofol and etomidate combined with fentanyl.

Authors
  • Kalogridaki, Marina
  • Souvatzis, Xenia
  • Mavrakis, Hercules E
  • Kanoupakis, Emmanuel M
  • Panteli, Aikaterini
  • Kasotaki, Sophia
  • Vardas, Panos
  • Askitopoulou, Helen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellēnikē kardiologikē epitheōrēsē
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
52
Issue
6
Pages
483–488
Identifiers
PMID: 22143010
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both anaesthetic regimens provided excellent conditions for external electric cardioversion. In addition, etomidate in combination with fentanyl had a shorter induction time and ensured haemodynamic stability.

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