144: EVALUATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE REVERSAL ON POSTOPERATIVE OUTCOMES IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

@article{Xia2018144EO,
  title={144: EVALUATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE REVERSAL ON POSTOPERATIVE OUTCOMES IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY},
  author={R. Xia and A. Fuentes and D. Tuazon and N. Kachru and F. Bostan},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={46},
  pages={55}
}
  • R. Xia, A. Fuentes, +2 authors F. Bostan
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Methods: A single center, retrospective chart review was conducted from January 2015 to April 2016. The study included adult patients who received a cardiovascular procedure and a non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent. The primary endpoint was the duration of postoperative mechanical ventilationdefined as the time from end of procedure to time of initial extubation. Pre-specified secondary outcomes included incidence of postoperative atelectasis, incidence of postoperative pneumonia… CONTINUE READING