Uptake of inhaled anesthetics: V/Q mismatch

Pharmacology

Uptake of Inhaled Anesthetics: V/Q mismatch

Insoluble agents (desflurane): markedly decreased rise in arterial partial pressure of anesthetic agent

Soluble agents (isoflurane): decreased rise in arterial partial pressure of anesthetic agent is partially attenuated by relatively higher alveolar partial pressure in ventilated areas

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2009

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