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Volume 23-1, April 2013

Commissioned paper

Red-eared terrapin (alfalaxone/isoflurane)

Iguana (sedation)

Iguana (isoflurane)

Iguana (reflexes)

Iguana (IV alfaxalone)

Chameleon (IV alfaxalone)

Reptile anaesthesia

Check out these videos showing anaesthetic induction and monitoring in several reptile species.


A practical approach to anaesthesia in reptiles

by Zdenek Knotek

What’s that patient?

Click on one of the images

to identify some common and

less common reptilian pets.



Various combinations of anaesthetics have been recommended for surgical procedures in reptiles.

The challenging categories of reptilian patients include ...

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