Isoflurane as an Anaestheticby
researchers, Mena and Yebenese, found that a commonly used anaesthetic, Isoflurane, is safe for normal mice... that the use of Isoflurane as an anaesthetic may be one possible mechanism of developing Alzheimer's disease...
Common anesthetic induces Alzhei ...by
Dr. Rubens D.
) investigators shows how administration of the gas isoflurane can lead to generation of the toxic amyloid-beta (A-beta) protein in the brains of mice.
"These are the first in vivo results indicating that isoflurane...
Alzheimer's and Anesthesiaby
of isoflurane for two hours and then compared them to mice that did not receive the anesthetic.
"After six... amyloid-beta protein were rising in the brains of mice that were given isoflurane. After 24 hours...
Health Headlines - February 8by
Study Suggests General Anesthetic/Alzheimer's Link
The commonly used general anesthetic isoflurane... in the Journal of Neuroscience.
In laboratory tests on brain cells, the researchers found that isoflurane...
anesthetics such as IsofluraneÃ‚Â® are less likely to aggravate a pre-existing abnormal heart rhythm. Additionally, inhalation agents such as IsofluraneÃ‚Â® enter and exit the brain rapidly, allowing for a rapid...