Detection of fluorinated anesthetic metabolites by sodium fusion

J. J. Soltis, A Jay Gandolfi

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A method is reported which utilizes a sodium fusion reaction to decompose organofluorine compounds and yield ionic fluoride which may then be quantified with a specific ion electrode. The method is simple, quick, sensitive, and applicable to fluorinated anesthetic metabolites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalAnesthesia and Analgesia
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1980


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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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