Postoperative residual curarization (PORC), defined as the presence of T4/T1 ratio <0.9 ratio in response to the "train-of-four" (TOF) stimulation, (1-3) has been subject of multiple publications over the past three decades with a incidence reported up to 40%, even when the cut-off of TOF ratio to define PORC was as low as <0.7.
Postoperative residual curarization and evidence-based anaesthesia.
Suspecting residual curarization
, sugammadex at 2 mg/ kg, total of 100 mg, was given intravenously.
Patients who received Vecuronium had a higher incidence of post-operative residual curarization
, which was statistically significant (p=0.003).
Operant electrodermal conditioning under partial curarization
.J Comp Physiol Psychol 62, 165-166
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, supply of captive consumables and provision of maintenance services.
Post-operative residual curarization
is common after administration of neuromuscular blocking agents.
Knowledge of residual curarization
: an Italian survey.
Post operative residual curarization
from Intermediate acting neuromuscular blocking agents.
Neuromuscular monitoring and postoperative residual curarization
. Br J Anaesth.
Atracurium is associated with postoperative residual curarization
. Br J Anaesth 2002; 89:766-769.
Effect of respiratory muscle weakness on P.SUB.0.1 induced by partial curarization
. J Appl Physiol 1984; 57:1150-1157.