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Table 1 Respiratory parameters at time point of study failure for pigs failing to complete the study are shown. The pigs are anaesthetised with either propofol 8 mg/kg/h or alfaxalone 5 mg/kg/h in combination with ketamine 5 mg/kg/h and dexmedetomidine 4 µg/kg/h

From: A comparison of respiratory function in pigs anaesthetised by propofol or alfaxalone in combination with dexmedetomidine and ketamine

TreatmentPig noTime to failure (min)SpO2 (%)PE′CO2 (kPa)VT/kg (mL/kg)fR (/min)
Propofol148778.63.734
437798.93.825
719799.36.420
Alfaxalone313788.26.723
617798.25.222