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Table 3 Times from end of anesthesia to recovery events

From: Clinical effects of constant rate infusions of medetomidine–propofol combined with sevoflurane anesthesia in Thoroughbred racehorses undergoing arthroscopic surgery

Group Recovery event
Appearance of spontaneous respiration (min) Extubation (min) First movement (min) Sternal recumbency (min) First attempt to stand (min) Standing (min)
M 8 ± 6 14 ± 8 32 ± 7 36 ± 6 40 ± 6 40 ± 6
MP3 10 ± 5 17 ± 6 36 ± 11 39 ± 12 41 ± 11 41 ± 11
MP6 12 ± 5 17 ± 5 36 ± 8 42 ± 10 46 ± 14 47 ± 14
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD
  2. Horses were maintained with sevoflurane and CRI of either medetomidine (3.0 μg/kg/h) (Group M; n = 10); or medetomidine (3.0 μg/kg/h) and propofol (3.0 mg/kg/h) (Group MP3; n = 10); or medetomidine (3.0 μg/kg/h) and propofol (6.0 mg/kg/h) (Group MP6; n = 10)
  3. None of the data across rows differed significantly from each other