neuromuscular block


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neuromuscular block

A disturbance in the transmission of impulses from a motor endplate to a muscle. It may be caused by an excess or deficiency of acetylcholine or by drugs that inhibit or destroy acetylcholine. Synonym: neural blockade
See also: block
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Effects of neuromuscular block on systemic and cerebral hemodynamics and bispectral index during moderate or deep sedation in critically ill patients.
Improved postoperative oxygenation after antagonism of moderate neuromuscular block with sugammadex versus neostigmine after extubation in 'blinded' conditions.
Effects of preoperatively administered carbamazepine and phenytoin on rocuronium-induced neuromuscular block under sevoflurane anesthesia: a retrospective clinical study.
Anthropometric variables as predictors for duration of action of atracurium induced neuromuscular block. Anesth Analg 1996; 83: 1076-80.
A novel concept of reversing neuromuscular block: chemical encapsulation of rocuronium bromide by a cyclodextrin-based synthetic host.
Robertson, "Determinants of the reversal time of competitive neuromuscular block by anticholinesterases," British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
As the function of the diaphragm during sepsis is often severely impaired,[sup][5] it is of great importance to fully reverse the residual neuromuscular block in septic patients.
Intubating conditions and time course of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular block in children.
Many studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of BTX as a neuromuscular block for the treatment of spasticity in patients with diplegia and hemiplegia (Manganotti et al, 2007; Colovic et al, 2014; Fehlings et al, 2000).
The time from the end of cisatracurium injection until maximum neuromuscular block (onset time), degree of maximal block, and the time of recovery of the first twitch in TOF to 25% of the control value (recovery time) were recorded (Table 2).