curarization


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curarization

 [koo″rar-ĭ-za´shun]
administration of curare (usually in the form of tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cu·ra·ri·za·tion

(kyū-rah'ri-zā'shŭn),
Induction of muscular relaxation or paralysis by the administration of curare or related compounds that have the ability to block nerve impulse transmission at the myoneural junction.
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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
Post-operative residual curarization is common after administration of neuromuscular blocking agents.
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.