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From: "Sue Liszewski"
Date: 2004-01-13 02:29:14 UTC
Subject: RE: [ferrethealth] Anesthesia reactions?
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As with anything yes there can be reactions, but overall the safest is gas
anesthesia no injectable anesthetic. Hope this helps.

Dr. Sue

>From: - Z - <>
>To: FerretHealth < >
>Subject: [ferrethealth] Anesthesia reactions?
>Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 18:18:55 -0500
>Do ferrets ever react to anesthesia? I have a ferret, Pan,
>who had a severe reaction to his last (and I do mean last!)
>distemper vaccination. I suspect he will need surgery in the
>not too distant future for a chordoma (see my previous
>email). He is a very high strung and nervous ferret, jumps
>at his own shadow, unhappy in new places, etc. So I worry
>about how he will fare with the anesthesia and the general
>experience if surgery is required. I know that the surgery
>itself will be straightforward, so I'm not worried about
>that. I'm more worried about sending him in for minor
>surgery and taking him home with raging stress ulcers or
>worse having him react to the anesthesia :( Any advice?
>Could we give him some kind of sedative safely?
>Regina Harrison
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