Document Detail


Effects of surgical skin incision on respiration in patients anaesthetized with enflurane.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8679348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We measured ventilation in 12 subjects anaesthetized with enflurane (end-tidal concentration 1.25-1.45%) and nitrous oxide to assess the effect of surgical stimulation on ventilation in humans. Tidal volume and respiratory timing were measured by pneumotachograph before and just after a standardized surgical skin incision. Surgical stimulation increased ventilation by increasing tidal volume, which increased progressively over the first five breaths after incision. The first breath after the stimulus was prolonged, but the timing of the subsequent breaths returned rapidly to the duration observed before incision. Ventilation increased from median 3.6 (quartiles 2.9, 4.3) to 5.4 (3.8, 7.0) litre min-1 (P < 0.01). The increased tidal volume was not associated consistently with shortening of inspiratory duration.
Authors:
R W Sutherland; G B Drummond
Related Documents :
620498 - Ventilatory responses to exercise and to carbon dioxide in mitral stenosis before and a...
16798558 - High frequency oscillation and liquid ventilation.
7153118 - Respiratory effects of airflow through the upper airways in newborn kittens and puppies.
10699698 - Smaller tidal volumes with room-air are not sufficient to ensure adequate oxygenation d...
8113888 - Whole-body imaging of thallium-201 after six different stress regimens.
12082248 - Does haemorheology explain the paradox of hypoxemia during exercise in elite athletes o...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-21     Completed Date:  1996-08-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  777-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anesthesia, Inhalation*
Anesthetics, Inhalation*
Enflurane*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Respiration*
Skin / surgery*
Tidal Volume
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Inhalation; 13838-16-9/Enflurane

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Cricoid pressure applied after placement of the laryngeal mask prevents gastric insufflation but inh...
Next Document:  Efficiency of a circle system for short surgical cases: comparison of desflurane with isoflurane.