The Effect of Inhalation Anesthetics on Epithelial Water and Ion Transport in Vivo: Studies in Rats

  • Heribert Konder
  • Rüdiger Dennhardt
  • Herbert Lennartz


Until now most studies of general anesthetics have been made on their effects on the central nervous system. Claude Bernard pointed out that narcosis causes alteration in tissues as well as in cells. There is little information available about the effect of modern inhalation anesthetics like Fluothane and Enflurane on epithelial transport systems[1–7].


Inhalation Anesthetic Unidirectional Flux Lateral Phase Separation Jejunal Lumen Minimal Anesthetic Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heribert Konder
    • 1
  • Rüdiger Dennhardt
    • 2
  • Herbert Lennartz
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Anaesthesie und interdisziplinäreIntensivtherapie der Philipps-UniversitätMarburgGermany
  2. 2.Klinik fur Anästhesie und operativeIntensivmedizin im Klinikum der Freien UniversitätBerlinGermany

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