In this report a patient who had an uneventful intraoperative and postopeative course following the first exposure to succinylcholine but, during a subsequent procedure, developed prolonged respiratory dysfunction following a second exposure to succinylcholine is described. This patient was subsequently found to have an extremely low level of pseudocholinesterase.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Anesthesia and Analgesia|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine