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Rapid recovery from sevoflurane and desflurane with hypercapnia and hyperventilation.

Authors
  • Sakata, Derek J
  • Gopalakrishnan, Nishant A
  • Orr, Joseph A
  • White, Julia L
  • Westenskow, Dwayne R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2007
Volume
105
Issue
1
Pages
79–82
Identifiers
PMID: 17578960
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Concurrent hyperventilation to rapidly remove the anesthetic from the lungs and rebreathing to induce hypercapnia can significantly shorten recovery times and produce the same proportionate decrease for anesthetics that differ in solubility.

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