Evalution of high doses of sevoflurane with progressive doses of sevoflurane for induction of anaesthesia in Paediatric patients
Author(s): Mohit Roy and Rakesh Modi
Abstract:Introduction: We designed our study to compare high doses of sevoflurane with incremental doses of sevoflurane for induction of anaesthesia in paediatric patients.
Materials and Methods: Patients were subjected to detailed clinical history, complete general physical and systemic examination. Routine investigations like haemoglobin (Hb), bleeding time (BT), clotting time (CT), urine complete examination and any other investigations needed were done.
Results: Time to loss of eyelash reflex and time to complete induction are considerably lesser both clinically and statistically in sevoflurane group. (p< 0.001). Emergence from anesthesia (p< 0.001) was significantly faster in patients receiving sevoflurane than in halothane. Table No. 2 depicts the same.
Conclusion: Sevoflurane provides clinically acceptable intubating conditions and can be a suitable alternative to propofol-suxamethonium for endotracheal intubation in children.