Desflurane anaesthesia increases sister chromatid exchanges in human lymphocytes.

Akin A. , Ugur F. , Ozkul Y. , Esmaoglu A. , Gunes I. , Ergul H.

Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, vol.49, no.10, pp.1559-61, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2005.00779.x
  • Title of Journal : Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
  • Page Numbers: pp.1559-61


Background: We investigated genotoxic effects of desflurane on the frequency of sister chromatid exchange (SCE) in peripheral blood lymphocytes of patients during and after anaesthesia.