Comparison of sevoflurane and ketamine for anesthetic induction in children with congenital heart disease


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Ulke Z. S. , Kartal U., Sungur M. , Camci E., Tugrul M.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, cilt.18, ss.715-721, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: Sevoflurane is widely used in pediatric anesthesia for induction. Ketamine has been preferred in pediatric cardiovascular anesthesia. Aim of this study was to compare the hemodynamic effects and the speed of ketamine and sevoflurane for anesthesia induction in children with congenital heart disease.