Effect of Pulmonary Perfusion

The rate of pulmonary perfusion (in healthy individuals, essentially equivalent to the cardiac output) also affects the rate of induction of anesthesia. Since more blood will pass through the pulmonary capillary bed when the cardiac output is high, it follows that a greater total transfer of any anesthetic agent across the alveolus will

TABLE 25.3 Partition Coefficients of Some Anesthetic Gases at 37° C

Anesthetic Gas

Blood/Gas

Tissue/Blood

Cyclopropane

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