Curarization | definition of curarization by Medical dictionary
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administration of curare
(usually in the form of tubocurarine
) to induce muscle relaxation.
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.
curarization /cu·rar·iza·tion/ (koo″rah-rĭ-za´shun) administration of curare (usually tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation by its blocking activity at the myoneural junction.
administration of curare (usually tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation by its blocking activity at the neuromuscular junction.
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Postoperative residual curarization (PORC), defined as the presence of T4/T1 ratio <0.
Postoperative residual curarization and evidence-based anaesthesia.
Postoperative residual curarization from intermediate-acting neuromuscular blocking agents delays recovery room discharge.
Residual curarization in the recovery room after vecuronium.
Patients who received Vecuronium had a higher incidence of post-operative residual curarization, which was statistically significant (p=0.
0001 suggesting an increased severity of post-operative residual curarization among patients receiving Vecuronium.
12) A meta-analysis reviewed twenty-four studies (Between 1979 and 2005) for the incidence of postoperative residual curarization.
Post operative residual curarization
from Intermediate acting neuromuscular blocking agents.
Neuromuscular monitoring and postoperative residual curarization
Atracurium is associated with postoperative residual curarization