Succinylcholine induced ventricular fibrillation in the paralyzed urology patient

D. E. Walker, J. M. Barry, C. V. Hodges

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Abstract

A myelotomy patient with succinyl choline induced hyperkalemia and ventricular fibrillation was successfully resuscitated. The urologist and anesthetist can prevent this problem by using nondepolarizing muscle relaxants in patients with denervated skeletal muscle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume113
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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