Research Article
Volume 6 Issue 1 - 2020
Anesthetic Induction with Ketofol for the Burned Patient
Mareli Vázquez-Barreto1*, Arizbe Rivera-Ordoñez2 and Ramón Salvador-Martínez3
1Resident of Anesthesiology, Ministry of Health of Mexico City, Mexico
2Physician Attached to the Xoco General Hospital Anesthesiology Service, Mexico
3Head of the Anesthesiology Service, Dr. Rubén Leñero General Hospital, Mexico
*Corresponding Author: Mareli Vázquez-Barreto, Resident of Anesthesiology, Ministry of Health of Mexico City, Mexico.
Received: December 17, 2019; Published: December 31, 2019


Objective: Evaluate hemodynamic changes in burned patient’s during anesthetic induction using ketofol. 

Materials and Methods: A comparative study was conducted with a random selection forming two groups: propofol and ketofol. Monitoring vital signs in several minutes after induction. 

Results: 30 patients were included in each group. During induction of anesthesia with propofol patients had decreased 50% BIS while the group ketofol the decline was gradual maintaining spontaneous ventilation for one minute; in terms of hemodynamics in both groups was no difference in heart rate and peripheral arterial oxygen saturation pre and post induction. There was significant difference in values of mean arterial pressure after induction, a decrease of 30% in the propofol group and 10% in the group ketofol. T test was performed for independent samples obtained values of p = 0.004 at 5 minutes after induction, p = 0.08 at 10 minutes, p = 0.009 at 15 minutes.

Conclusion: The combination of ketamine with propofol for induction of burn patient keeps the patient’s hemodynamic status.

Keywords: Ketofol; Burned Patients; Anesthetic Induction


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Citation: Mareli Vázquez-Barreto., et al. “Anesthetic Induction with Ketofol for the Burned Patient”. EC Anaesthesia 6.1 (2020): 01-05.

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