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Sevoflurane Anesthesia

Our hospital offers Sevofluarne Anesthesia for your pet. Anesthesia is the use of medication to block sensation, typically resulting in unconsciousness.

There are several forms of gas anesthesia available, however, a newer gas, called Sevoflurane, allows very precise control of a pet's anesthesia level. Since it leaves the bloodstream very quickly, pets often experience a very quick recovery.

While a patient is under anesthesia, he or she will be monitored in much the same way as a human undergoing anesthesia would be. This monitoring includes listening to your pet's heart and lungs, visually assessing your pet's reflexes, and using equipment to monitor your pet's blood pressure, level of blood oxygen, and temperature. Your pet will also likely be monitored using an ECG machine. Trained technicians act alongside veterinarians to ensure that your pet's procedure goes smoothly.

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