A comparison of epidural anaesthesia with lignocaine, bupivacaine and a lignocaine-bupivacaine mixture in cats

A mixture of 2% lignocaine (LIG) and 0.5% bupivacaine (BUP), at respective dose rates of 2 mg/kg and 0.5 mg/kg (LIG-BUP), was compared to LIG (4 mg/kg) and BUP (1 mg/kg) for lumbosacral epidural anaesthesia in 5 sedated cats. Each cat received all 3 treatment regimens at 1-week intervals. The cats w...

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Main Authors: F.M. Lawal, A. Adetunji
Format: Article
Published: AOSIS 2009-05-01
Series:Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
Online Access:https://jsava.co.za/index.php/jsava/article/view/220