Comparative effects of etomidate, ketamine, propofol, and fentanyl on myocardial contractility in dogs.
- Published Article
Journal of anesthesia
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1999
On the basis of clinical doses, the direct myocardial depressant effect of ketamine is more than twice as potent as that of etomidate and slightly more than that of propofol. Fentanyl has no inotropic effect and does not enhance the direct myocardial depressant effect of propofol.
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