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

Year: 2012

Authors: Stalder, GL; Petit, T; Horowitz, I; Hermes, R; Saragusty, J; Knauer, F; Walzer, C

Title: Use of a medetomidine-ketamine combination for anesthesia in captive common hippopotami (Hippopotamus amphibius).

Source: J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012; 241(1):110-116



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Knauer Felix
Stalder Gabrielle
Walzer Christian

Vetmed Research Units
Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology


Abstract:
To establish an anesthetic protocol suitable for surgical interventions in hippopotami (Hippopotamus amphibius).

Keywords Pubmed: Anesthetics, Combined/administration & dosage*
Anesthetics, Dissociative/administration & dosage
Animals
Animals, Zoo
Artiodactyla/physiology*
Artiodactyla/surgery
Blood Gas Analysis/veterinary
Blood Pressure/drug effects
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Heart Rate/drug effects
Hypnotics and Sedatives/administration & dosage
Imidazoles/pharmacology
Injections, Intramuscular/veterinary
Ketamine/administration & dosage*
Male
Medetomidine/administration & dosage*
Orchiectomy/methods
Orchiectomy/veterinary*
Oxygen/blood
Respiratory Rate/drug effects
Time Factors


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