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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 1996

Authors: Walzer, C; Bogel, R; Walzer-Wagner, C

Title: Medetomidine-ketamine-hyaluronidase-atipamezole anaesthesia in chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra).

Source: Wien Tierarztl Monat (83), 10 297-301.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Walzer Christian

An immobilisation trial using medetomidine-ketamine and in some cases further combined with hyaluronidase with subsequent atipamezole reversal, was carried out in a group of chamois(Rupicapra rupicapra). An average dosage of 0.061 mg/kg body weight medetomidine and 1.55 mg/kg body weight ketamine was applied. Reversal was carried out using atipamezole at 5 mg/mg medetomidine. Lateral recumbency was observed on average after 6.25 minutes. In all animals a very good plane of anaesthesia was achieved. Reversal by atipamezole was calm and rapid in all animals.

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