Total Intravenous Anaesthesia

  • L. Barvais
  • B. Ickx
  • P. Pandin
Conference paper


A pharmacokinetic relation between the dose the anaesthesiologist injects and the generated blood concentration and a pharmacodynamic relation between measured or calculated blood concentrations and the hypnotic or analgesic effects are described for most of the intravenous agents.


Total Intravenous Anaesthesia Target Control Infusion Remifentanil Infusion TIVA Technique Minimal Alveolar Concen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Barvais
    • 1
  • B. Ickx
    • 1
  • P. Pandin
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of AnaesthesiologyFree University of Brussels, Erasme HospitalBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Dept. of Intensive Care, Erasme University HospitalFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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