IMPLICATIONS: Indomethacin, a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID), has been demonstrated to reduce cerebral blood flow (CBF). The CBF effects of flurbiprofen, another NSAID, are unknown. We investigated cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFV) and cerebral oxygenation during and after the administration of flurbiprofen under isoflurane and propofol anesthesia. We found that flurbiprofen had no effect on CBFV and cerebral oxygenation.
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