Effect of milrinone on vecuronium-induced neuromuscular block.

  title={Effect of milrinone on vecuronium-induced neuromuscular block.},
  author={Hiroshi Nakajima and Hisashi Hattori and Ken Aoki and Takaaki Katayama and Yuhji Saitoh and Masahiro Murakawa},
  volume={58 7},
We examined the effect of milrinone, a phosphodiesterase III inhibitor, on neuromuscular block induced by vecuronium. Thirty adult patients were randomly assigned to one of two equal groups: the milrinone group and the control group. Subjects in the milrinone group received an intravenous loading dose of milrinone 5 microg x kg-1x min-1 for 10 min, followed… CONTINUE READING