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Minimum alveolar concentration-awake of Xenon alone and in combination with isoflurane or sevoflurane.

Authors
  • Goto, T
  • Nakata, Y
  • Ishiguro, Y
  • Niimi, Y
  • Suwa, K
  • Morita, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesiology
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2000
Volume
93
Issue
5
Pages
1188–1193
Identifiers
PMID: 11046204
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The MAC-awake of xenon is 33% or 0.46 times its MAC. In terms of the MAC-fraction, this is smaller than that for N2O but greater than those for isoflurane and sevoflurane. Unlike N2O, xenon interacts additively with isoflurane and sevoflurane on MAC-awake.

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