Volatile Anesthetics and Their Effects on the Respiratory System

  • L. J. Bjertnaes
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Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 185)


In this presentation I will focus on the effects of volatile anesthetic on various aspects of the respiratory system such as ventilatory regulation, ventilation mechanics, pulmonary circulation, as well as the matching of ventilation and perfusion


Functional Residual Capacity Volatile Anesthetic Ventilatory Response Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction Inhalation Anesthetic 
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