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Global Journal of Anesthesiology

ISSN: 2455-3476

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Evaluation of Dopamine Receptor Integrity after Sevofl urane Exposure in Neonatal Rat Brain Using Positron Emission Tomography

Published On: January 18, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 006

Author(s): Qi Yin, Merle G. Paule, Tucker A. Patterson, Fang Liu, Charles M. Fogle, Scott M. Apana, Marc Berridge, William Slikker Jr, Cheng Wang and Xuan Zhang*
Aims: The volatile general anesthetic sevofl urane is commonly used across all ages in the clinic. Sevofl urane-induced neurotoxic effects on the developing dopaminergic system are still unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the integrity of the D2/D3 receptor in developing rat brain utilizing molecular imaging techniques. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000040