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Prostaglandins and anaesthesia

  • C. H. Kehler
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Summary

Since their discovery, the eicosanoids have been found to have a role in an increasing number of clinically important areas. In anaesthesia and intensive care, the study of the eicosanoids in the pathophysiology and treatment of various clinical problems is very recent. It is hoped that this review, along with the reference articles, will provide a basis on which to add some of the new information which is rapidly becoming available.

Keywords

Arachidonic Acid PGE2 Prostacyclin Eicosanoid PGI2 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. Kehler
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  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity of Manitoba, Health Sciences CentreWinnipeg

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