Neostigmine-induced reversal of vecuronium in normal weight, overweight and obese female patients.

@article{Suzuki2006NeostigmineinducedRO,
  title={Neostigmine-induced reversal of vecuronium in normal weight, overweight and obese female patients.},
  author={Takahiro Suzuki and Go Masaki and Setsuro Ogawa},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2006},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={160-3}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare neostigmine-induced reversal of vecuronium in normal weight, overweight and obese female patients. METHODS In total, 15 each of normal weight (18.5<or=BMI<25), overweight (25<or=BMI<30) and obese (BMI>or=30) patients were enrolled. Anaesthesia was induced and maintained with fentanyl, propofol and nitrous oxide. Neuromuscular block was induced with vecuronium 0.1 mg kg(-1) on the basis of the patient's real body weight (RBW) and was… CONTINUE READING

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