Rapidly Metabolized Anesthetics: Novel Alternative Agents for Procedural Sedation
Joseph Colao and Daniel Rodriguez-Correa*
Department of Anesthesiology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
- Corresponding Author:
- Daniel Rodriguez-Correa
MD., PhD. Assistant Professor,
Department of Anesthesiology,
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: September 12, 2016; Accepted Date: November 28, 2016; Published Date: November 30, 2016
Citation: Colao J, Rodriguez-Correa D (2016) Rapidly Metabolized Anesthetics: Novel Alternative Agents for Procedural Sedation. J Anesth Clin Res 7:690. doi: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000690
Copyright: © 2016 Colao J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The increased demand for procedural sedation in the ambulatory setting has prompted the development of anesthetic agents that anesthesiologists and non-anesthesiologists could administer easily and safely. In this article, we discuss novel short-acting agents in development or in clinical trials that may serve as alternatives to current anesthetics for procedural sedation.