Neuromuscular efficacy and histamine-release hemodynamic changes produced by rocuronium versus atracurium: a comparative study.

  • Samia Elbradie
  • Published 2004 in Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute


BACKGROUND Rocuronium and atracurium are muscle relaxants used for short-and intermediate-duration surgical procedures. This study compares rocuronium and atracurium with regard to neuromuscular efficacy, hemodynamic changes, and their effects on plasma histamine concentration. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty adult patients scheduled for general surgical… (More)