Effects of bupivacaine used with sevoflurane on the rhythm and contractility in the isolated rat heart

Bozkurt P., Suzer O., Ekici E., Demirci O., Kaya G., Hacibekiroglu M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, vol.20, no.3, pp.199-204, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background and objective: The effects of sevoflurane on bupivacaine cardiotoxicity are mainly attributed to systemic effects. The purpose of this study was to investigate the direct myocardial effects of sevoflurane on bupivacaine toxicity.