0 Isoflurane

Isoflurane : MC used today

  • Pungent, musty, ethereal odor
  • Isomer of enflurane
  • Minimal Cardiac depression.
  • Hypotention by peripheral vasodilatation.
  • Tachycardia
  • Can cause Coronary steel syndrome.

Inhalational agent of choice in 
  • Cardiac Surgery.
  • Neurosurgery patients.
  • Liver Transplant (as it maintains hepatic venous O2 saturation)

Contraindications :

  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Severe hypovolemia

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