General Anesthesia Using Supraglottic Airway Device in a Myasthenic Patient Undergoing Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Kamath2018GeneralAU,
  title={General Anesthesia Using Supraglottic Airway Device in a Myasthenic Patient Undergoing Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty},
  author={Shaila Surendra Kamath and Julie C. R. Misquith},
  booktitle={Anesthesia, essays and researches},
  year={2018}
}
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by weakness and fatigability of skeletal muscles. The decrease in the number of acetylcholine receptors results in decreased efficiency of neuromuscular transmission. Although acetylcholine is released normally, it produces small end-plate potentials that fail to trigger muscle action… CONTINUE READING