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Use of Isoflurane in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: Are There Benefits?

  • J. Tarnow
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiology Intensive Care Medicine/Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin book series (A+I, volume 182)

Abstract

In view of the excellent studies performed by Reiz and his group [3–5] it appears difficult to define circumstances under which the patient with coronary artery disease (CAD) might benefit from isoflurane anesthesia.

Keywords

Depression Ischemia Lactate Fentanyl Isoflurane 

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