[Duchenne muscular dystrophy and anesthesia. A retrospective study].

@article{Petersen1996DuchenneMD,
  title={[Duchenne muscular dystrophy and anesthesia. A retrospective study].},
  author={Carole Petersen and Frits Ole H N\orregaard},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={1996},
  volume={158 44},
  pages={6274-6}
}
This retrospective study comprising 37 patients with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy undergoing 56 general anaesthesias shows that 1) no atypical reactions occurred when suxamethonium was omitted, that 2) wherever atypical reactions were observed they were always preceded by the use of halothane and suxamethonium. Haemodynamic instability and intubation… CONTINUE READING