[Rigidity abolished by intravenous dantrolene in a patient with Parkinson's disease under spinal anesthesia].

@article{Imoto1992RigidityAB,
  title={[Rigidity abolished by intravenous dantrolene in a patient with Parkinson's disease under spinal anesthesia].},
  author={Y Imoto and Yoko Fukuda and Hiroichi Yokoyama and Toshiharu Miyake},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={464-7}
}
Spinal anesthesia was given to a patient with right femur fracture and Parkinson's disease (PD). Although sufficient analgesia was obtained up to L1 level after spinal anesthesia, the muscular rigidity remained. Furthermore, tremor of the upper extremities continued. After administering dantrolene sodium (DT) intravenously, these untoward features were… CONTINUE READING