succinylcholine


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a muscle relaxant for striated muscle that is used as an adjunct to anesthesia during certain surgical procedures

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Succinylcholine 0.25 mg [kg.sup.-1] facilitated insertion of the laryngeal mask airway, reduced adverse events and proved to be a cost-effective drug for short surgical procedures in developing countries, where mivacurium and remifentanil are not easily available (10).
This may be due to the fact that we had given injection fentanyl and midazolam intravenously prior to induction and succinylcholine after induction.
This clearly indicates that patients receiving total intravenous anesthesia (Propofol + succinylcholine) had mild cognitive deficits and patients in group B receiving general anaesthesia (Propofol + succinylcholine + isoflurane) showed moderate cognitive deficits.
A comparison of succinylcholine and rocuronium for rapid-sequence intubation of emergency department patients.
This is achieved by administrating succinylcholine. However, there are data to support the risk of bradycardia when using dexmedetomidine in a clinical setting.
Succinylcholine is also known as suxamethoniumchloride.
The patient underwent general anesthesia with a rapid sequence induction utilizing 170 mg propofol and 200 mg succinylcholine followed by tracheal intubation.
Assessment of Mini-dose Succinylcholine Effect on Facilitating Laryngeal Mask Airway Insertion.
General anesthesia was attained with succinylcholine, propofol, and sevoflurane.
2d DCA 1968), a chemical test for detection of succinylcholine chloride was invented by the New York City medical examiner specifically to convict Dr.
In 1952, Thesleff studied the effect of increasing doses of succinylcholine on muscle tension in humans (11).
relaxants, but the side effects of succinylcholine, such as hyperkalemia, intracranial hypertension, myalgias and others has limited its clinical use.6
Succinylcholine is still the accepted standard to facilitate tracheal intubation in developing country like India, despite the recent introduction of short acting non depolarizing neuromuscular blockers.
Critical hemoglobin desaturation will occur before return to an unparalyzed state following 1 mg/kg intravenous succinylcholine. Anesthesiology 1997; 87:979-82.