Commonly-Used General Anesthetic Causes Gastrointestinal Tract Motility Complications
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Alexander V Zholos is the Head of Department for the Department of Biophysics & Medical Informatics at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv.

                       

Commonly-Used General Anesthetic Causes Gastrointestinal Tract Motility Complications

Modern general anesthesia was successfully used only one hundred and sixty years ago, but nowadays we can't imagine surgery operations without it. From the wide variety of general inhalation anesthetics, isoflurane, sevoflurane, desflurane, halothane, and enflurane are some of the most commonly-used in medicine. The main purpose of anesthetics is the inhibition of the central nervous system by interaction with specific receptors, which results in unconsciousness and a total loss of sensations. In particular, isoflurane, a halogenated ether, causes analgesia...

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