train of four


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train of four

a method of monitoring neuromuscular blockade in which four twitch responses are used to demonstrate depletion of acetylcholine.
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We found an incidence of 10% of residual neuromuscular block after the use of atracurium as assessed by Train of Four response, which is lower than incidence observed with pancuronium (40%).
Butterlyl have mentioned that Post Anesthesia Care Unit length of stay was significantly longer in patients with Train of Four Ratio less than 0.
Clinical recovery and train of four ratio measured mechanically and electromyographically following atracurium.