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Abstract

Obesity is an example of an extreme variation of body composition. The physiological changes induced by obesity present the anesthesiologist with many perioperative problems [7], in addition to which these changes also affect the pharmacology of anesthetic drugs.

Keywords

Cardiac Output Obese Adult Normal Adult Anesthetic Drug Obese Person 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Rijnoord HospitalAlphen aan den RijnThe Netherlands

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