Bradycardia and vecuronium: comparison with alcuronium during cholecystectomy.

@article{Morton1992BradycardiaAV,
  title={Bradycardia and vecuronium: comparison with alcuronium during cholecystectomy.},
  author={Carl Morton and Gordon Blair Drummond},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1992},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={619-20}
}
We have compared the incidence of bradycardia in two groups of patients undergoing cholecystectomy. Twenty consecutive patients were allocated randomly to receive either vecuronium (n = 8) or alcuronium (n = 12) as part of a standard anaesthetic technique. Bradycardia was defined as a heart rate less than 50 beat min-1. Five episodes of bradycardia occurred… CONTINUE READING