PMID: 322538Mar 1, 1977

Prolonged curarisation following renal transplantation. A retrospective study

Anaesthesia
J M RouseD R Bevan

Abstract

A retrospective study of postoperative respiratory morbidity in 247 patients requiring renal transplantation between 1955 and 1973 showed that 7 patients required postoperative controlled ventilation for up to 6 days. The nondepolarising relaxants tubocurarine and pancuronium were used in only 65 patients, but all 7 cases of respiratory failure occurred in this group. This suggests that the use of these drugsin anephric patients is potentially hazardous so far as postoperative respiratory insufficiency is concerned.

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Citations

Jan 1, 1981·European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology·D R BevanR L Smith
Aug 12, 2000·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica·H J Toivonen
Jun 22, 1995·The New England Journal of Medicine·J M Hunter
Jan 1, 1994·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum·J M Hunter
Dec 1, 1981·The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery·J Gomez-ArnauF Avello
Jun 1, 1981·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica·I Wickström
Aug 1, 1978·Anaesthesia and Intensive Care·J H HavillR P Rothwell

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